by Toney Allman

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Young people today are inundated with information but often lack the tools for understanding the complex issues that stir public debate; this series provides clear, balanced, and thoughtful examination of the hot-button issues of the day.; ; Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion. Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance volumes in

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420505528
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/31/2011
Series: Lucent Hot Topics Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction 6

A Troubling Problem

Chapter 1 Harming Oneself 10

Chapter 2 The Causes of Self-Injury 26

Chapter 3 The Risks of Self-Injury 44

Chapter 4 Recovery 59

Chapter 5 Prevention of Repetitive Self-Injury 44

Notes 93

Discussion Questions 100

Organizations to Contact 102

For More Information 104

Index 106

Picture Credits 111

About the Author 112

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