Self-Harm Among Teens Does Not Always Mean Mental Health Issues

Teens often hurt themselves simply because they have heard from others that it will make them feel good, they have seen it on television or in movies, or they have a friend who does it. However, self-harm among young people should not be compared to that of psychiatric patients, even though many adolescents have, at one point, hurt themselves on purpose, because most of the time the teens only do it once, and not on a regular basis, according to Jonas Bjärehed and his team at Lund University in Sweden.  Read Full Article.