A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain

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Book Cover: A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain

Self-harming behavior is frequently found alongside eating disorder behaviors. This book helps us understand the urge to self-harm as well as the pathway out of self-harm. In short, self-harm becomes a powerful soothing technique to help a person navigate extreme discomfort. As with an eating disorder, self-harm is something best approached with compassion and understanding.

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