Teen Self-Injury

Teen Self-Injury

by Melissa Higgins

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Overview

More than 13 million children are bullied each year in the United States. A professional football player can sustain 15,000 hits to the head in a 10-year career. Self-injury is a growing trend across the globe. Society faces new issues and challenges all the time. Some affect the entire planet, but others hil closer to home. Essential Issues explores topics that are of special concern to today's teens. Examine their root causes. Study the issues from different points of view. Learn what people are doing to solve these problems. Delve in and discover how these Essential Issues are shaping your world today and tomorrow.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629683126
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Essential Issues Series: Set 4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Self-Injury: A Growing Trend 6

Chapter 2 What Is Self-Injury? 16

Chapter 3 The History of Self-Injury 26

Chapter 4 Who Self-Injures and Why 36

Chapter 5 Consequences of Self-Injury 46

Chapter 6 Self-Injury and Society 56

Chapter 7 Self-Injury and the Internet 64

Chapter 8 What's Being Done About Self-Injury? 74

Chapter 9 Treatment: Helping Those Who Self-Injure 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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