Self-harm including Self-cutting
Deliberate self-harm refers to deliberately injuring one's own body. Means of self-harm include cutting (known as self-cutting or self-mutilation), burning, scratching and head-banging. Self-harm behaviours may occur for a variety of reasons such as autism, depression, or eating disorders. Solutions including helping the individual 1) figure out what their stresses are, and 2) find a healthier means to cope and deal with his or her stress.