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List of References


Recommended References about Self-Injury

Alderman, T. (1997). The scarred soul: Understanding and ending, self-inflicted violence. Oakland: New Harbinger.

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.


Contact Information
Brian J. Bartels, M.A., NCSP, Specialist, Psychological Services
Division of Student, Family, and School Support
Student Services and Alternative Programs Branch
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0294
Fax:  410-333-8148
Email:  bbartels@msde.state.md.us
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§7-427 Awareness, training and distribution of materials related to self-mutilation
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