Recommended References about Self-Injury
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Campbell, P. A. (2008). Evaluating teen self-injury: Comorbidities and suicide risk. Current Psychiatry, 7 (2), Retried March 28, 2008
Conterio, K.A, & Lader, W. (1998). Bodily harm. New York: Hyperion Press.
Favazza, A. (1996). Bodies under siege: self-mutilation and body modification in culture and psychiatry, 2nd Ed. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.
Ferreira de Castro E. Cunha, M. A., Pimenta, F., & Costa, I. (1998). Parasuicidal and mental disorders. Ada Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 97 (1), 25-31. In Strong (1999), A bright red scream: Self mutilation and the langrage of pain. NY: Penguin Putnam.
Hyman, J. (1999). Women living with self-injury. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Kettlewell, C. (1999). Skin game: A cutter's memoir. New York: St. Martin's Press.
Levenkron, S. (1998). Cutting: understanding and overcoming self-mutilation. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Levenkron, S. (1998). The luckiest girl in the world. NY: Penguin Press
Lieberman, R., & Poland, S. (2006). Self-mutilation. In G. G. Bear and K. M. Minke (Eds.), Children's Needs III: Development, Prevention, and Intervention. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
Simeon, D. Stanley, B., Frances, A., Mann, J.J. Winchel, R. & Stanley, M (1992). Self-mutilation in personality disorders: Psychological and biological correlates. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149 (2), 21-226.
Strong, M. (1999). A bright red scream: Self mutilation and the language of pain. NY: Penguin Putnam Press.
Zweig-Frank, H., Paris, J., & Guzder, J. (1994). Psychological risk factors for dissociation and self-mutilation in female patients with borderline personality disorder. Candian Journal of Psychiatry, 39 (5), 259-264.