Rates of Self-Harm Soar, Especially Among Girls, Young Women
Rates of nonsuicidal self-harm (NSSH) are rising, especially among adolescent girls and young adult women. Few of these people receive medical or psychological help, new research suggests.Researchers analyzed data regarding NSSH from a series of surveys of adults aged 16–74 years living in England during 2000, 2007, and 2014. They found that the lifetime prevalence of NSSH in the British population tripled during that time, rising from 2.4% in 2000 to 3.8% in 2007 and to
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