n African Journal of Psychiatry - Body crimes - fighting pain with pain : patients as partners
|Article Title||Body crimes - fighting pain with pain : patients as partners|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication Date||Nov 2007|
|Pages||255 - 256|
A frightening new 'trend' among teens appears to be the expression of deep emotional pain through the infliction of pain. The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), a local mental health NGO has detected an alarming rise in the number of teenagers who self-injure - and the mean age is dropping.
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