Category: Facts

Fact Of The Day – 17th October 2017

For psychologists the route causes of self-harm, though often clear in the individual cases of various subjects who exhibit it, are hard to group together. There appear to be a large number of situations in which self-harm tendencies develop to assist coping; however it does appear to be commonly found among people who internalize circumstances beyond their control. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 16th October 2017

Self harm is known to be an extreme method of self regulation, often found when people’s ability to deal with their situation isn’t enough to allow them to handle their current experiences in life. However it is currently unknown if some people have a natural disposition to self-harm behavior. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 15th October 2017

Although various classes, ages, genders, and social groups have research into whether or not they are more likely to self-harm than others and the research has highlighted groups of higher likelihood, it has also confirmed that self-harm is pervasive among human beings. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 14th October 2017

Although the relationship between self-harm and suicide is not fully understood, research from several countries has shown that self-harm rates tend to rise and fall around the same time as suicide rates. However whether this reflects the relationship between the two or simply the national moods of those countries is debated. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 13th October 2017

Many psychologists believe that recovery from the most extreme forms of issues like self-harm, eating disorders, or addictions to harmful substances require the subject to truly understand why they need to heal, which can unfortunately require the issues with it to painfully outnumber the reasons they do it. However few people reach that extreme and many can beat it simply… Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 10th October 2017

Some people believe the facts that self-harm is found everywhere in the world, throughout history and between species, suggests it is a very basic and underdeveloped form of coping. In other words because it covers such a wide range of circumstances, rather than being an effective solution to any singular one, it was able to rise to prominence by virtue… Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 9th October 2017

Although deliberate and informed self-harm as a condition is considered somewhat more rare, many psychologists believe that virtually unnoticeable and often unconsidered acts of self harm (such as punching the wall in order to feel the impact on your fist) happen to the majority of the population on a regular basis. Read more →