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The Scarred Soul: Understanding & Ending Self-Inflicted Violence

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It happens whenever a person deliberately and repeatedly cuts or burn themselves, or purposefully hurts themselves in some other way. It's disturbing and dangerous behavior, and so hard to stop that many researchers consider it a kind of addiction. This is the first book written for the victims of self-inflicted violence and the first to teach them what they can do to stop hurting themselves. The Scarred Soul explores the reasons behind the impulse to self-inflicted harm and shows readers how to examine its impact on their lives and take steps to overcome the psychological traps that lead to self-inflicted pain.

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Explores the reasons why victims of self inflicted violence hurt themselves. Shows readers how to overcome the psychological traps that lead to self inflicted violence.

Synopsis:

f-inflicted violence. Written for the victims of this addiction--and for mental health professionals--"The Scarred Soul" explores the reasons behind this behavior and shows how to overcome the psychological traps that lead to self-destructive acts. Illustrations and charts.

About the Author

Tracy Alderman, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who lives in San Diego, CA. She is director of research and a core faculty member at the University for Humanistic Studies, an adjunct instructor of psychology at Chapman University, and a staff psychologist for the California Department of Corrections. She consults, lectures, and writes on a variety of topics, including self-inflicted violence.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781572240797
Author:
Alderman, Tracy
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Location:
Oakland, Calif. :
Subject:
Self-Esteem
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Medical sciences
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Pathological Psychology
Subject:
Self-mutilation
Subject:
Self-injurious behavior
Subject:
Suicidal behavior -- Prevention.
Subject:
Personal Growth - Self-Esteem
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
Compulsive behavior
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 11 oz

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Explores the reasons why victims of self inflicted violence hurt themselves. Shows readers how to overcome the psychological traps that lead to self inflicted violence.
"Synopsis" by , f-inflicted violence. Written for the victims of this addiction--and for mental health professionals--"The Scarred Soul" explores the reasons behind this behavior and shows how to overcome the psychological traps that lead to self-destructive acts. Illustrations and charts.
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