Category: Facts

Fact Of The Day – 9th August 2018

It can be difficult at first for parents to understand why there children are self-harming and even caring parents can misunderstand it. However in many cases where the person had a positive family relationship, especially when the parents were open minded, it ended up being beneficial to them for at least one of their parents to know. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 6th August 2018

There are many historical examples of self-harm in history as a way of relieving stress, anxiety and frustration. These include an example provided by the famous Greek historian Herodotus, who wrote of a Spartan leader who was thrown into the stocks after exhibiting strange behaviour. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 1st August 2018

Although self harm is often independant of other issues and is not considered to be in and of itself evidence of anything more, it is often found alongside Bordline Personality, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Dissociative Disorder. It also seems to be more common for people on the autism scale. Read more →