The Checkup: self-harm

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Self-harmers at increased risk of early death from all causes

People who perform acts of self-harm are at increased risk of death from both external and natural causes, new research finds.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  06:30 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  self-harm, premature death

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Kids start self-harm early

Research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics finds that young children, not just adolescents, engage in “nonsuicidal self injury” too.

By Jennifer Huget  |  12:01 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  children self-harm