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Title:
Bleeding to ease the pain : cutting, self-injury, and the adolescent search for self
Author:
Plante, Lori G.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xiv, 186 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Preface -- Self-injury on the rampage -- Special populations, special concerns : teenagers most at risk -- Developmental challenges in adolescence : the agony, the ecstasy, the cell phone, and the Internet -- Why teens self-injure : doing all the wrong things for the right reasons -- Laying the foundation for intervention : composure, compassion, and comprehension -- Professional treatment of self-injury : understanding the therapeutic process -- Specialized approaches and adjuncts in treating self-injury -- brain as an attitude pharmacy : neurochemical roles and remedies in self-injury -- Intervention in action : how it works -- Stepping up to the plate : how parents can help -- Health and happiness are verbs : the responsibilities of the adolescent in treatment -- Depathologizing adolescent self-injury : cutting on a continuum -- Conclusions : reconceptualizing cutting -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the series editor and advisers.
ISBN:
9780275990626
Format :
Book