Category: Facts

Fact Of The Day – 30th March 2019

Although self-harmers can not always explain their reasons, psychologists believe that virtually all self-harm is caused by one of for motivations. These are the need to change the emotional state, the need to express something they feel they are not able to otherwise, the need to control something in their life’s themselves, and the need to punish themselves. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 29th March 2019

Psychologists find it very difficult to find reliable numbers regarding self harm due to the amount of people who convince themselves into thinking they cannot trust healthcare professional workers such as doctors. This makes it difficult to help both these individuals and others suffering from the same behaviour due to difficulties learning about the behaviour. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 27th March 2019

Although self-harm does not suggest suicidal intent and is a coping mechanism, in addition to the physical dangers of it the long term emotional impact seems to cause a gradual increase in the likelihood of suicide in some. This seems to be due to the shame and stress it causes. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 25th March 2019

There is a significant difference in psychology between those who self harm when they get completely overwhelmed and those who self-harm with a level of ceremony, unfortunately the first one, know as episodic self harm, is known to lead to the second of these, which is known as repetitive self harm. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 22nd March 2019

While in general terms self-harm’s desired affects are achieved by the least physical harm possible, the risks of infection, accidental mistakes, and intentional extreme acts, as well as the considerable guilt, stress, and anxiety caused by it are considered by most psychologists to be the major risk factors. Read more →