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Self-injury, more common cutting, more rare self-embedding where mostly teen girls insert small items under skin - NBC News (video)

Researchers identify a troubling new form of teen self-abuse where teens 'embed' small items under their skin.

- 15%-20% of people have engaged in some form of self-injury.
- some patients say they do it because it distracts them from emotional pain.
- cutting is the more common form, more rare is self-embedding where mostly teen girls inserting small items under their skin.

Teens find new way to self-abuse
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/39037676#39037676

 

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