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10 books about self-harm
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Stopping the Pain: A Workbook for Teens Who Cut and Self Injure by Lawrence E. Shapiro PhD
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
This book was published 13 years ago by Instant Help and takes approximately 5.6 hours to read.
Helps teen to find the root cause of their self-destructive behavior, recognize and disarm triggers that lead them to self-injury, communicate about the problem, and develop a program to end this behavior.
Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: A CBT-Based Guide to Getting Over Frightening, Obsessive, or Disturbing Thoughts by Sally M. Winston
Category: Anxieties & Phobias
This book was published 4 years ago by New Harbinger Publications and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
People who experience unwanted, intrusive, or frightening thoughts often suffer shamefully and struggle silently for fear of what the thoughts might mean about them.In this powerful book, two anxiety disorder experts offer powerful and proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills to help readers get unstuck from disturbing thoughts, overcome intense shame, and reduce anxiety."
Cut by Patricia McCormick
This book was published 10 years ago by PUSH and takes approximately 5.9 hours to read.
While confined to a mental hospital, thirteen-year-old Callie slowly comes to understand some of the reasons behind her self-mutilation, and gradually starts to get better.
ReWrite: The Journey from Self-Harm to Healing by Benjamin Sledge
This book was published 4 years ago by HeartSupport, Inc and takes approximately 6.5 hours to read.
"Many in the emerging generation have found themselves in a hopeless cycle of self-harm. Whether it's cutting, burning, hair pulling, or beating themselves up with guilt and shame, they can't get out of the same rut. Most aren't even sure why they do it. All they know is that for some reason, it helps ... If that sounds like you, we have good news. You're not sick, crazy, or doomed to hurt yourself for the rest of your life. ReWrite will help clear up the stigmas and reasons behind self-harm, tackle the hard topics of guilt and shame, and provide the ... steps to bring you to a place of hope and healing"--Amazon.com.
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Category: Anxiety Disorders
This book was published 5 years ago by Ember and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.
This exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story is about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die.
The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith
Category: Girls & Women
This book was published 4 years ago by Margaret K. McElderry Books and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.
"After fourteen-year-old Eden is raped by her brother's best friend, she knows she'll never be the way she used to be"--
Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation by Steven Levenkron
This book was published 23 years ago by W. W. Norton & Company and takes approximately 9.0 hours to read.
A guide to the treatment and phenomenon of self-mutilation addresses the disorder as an understandable and treatable condition, drawing on extensive examples to identify causes, available resources, and medical options.
Can I Tell You About Self-Harm? by Pooky Knightsmith
This book was published 3 years ago by Jessica Kingsley Publishers and takes approximately 2.4 hours to read.
Asher invites readers to learn about self-harm from their perspective, helping them to understand what self-harm is, who does it, why, and how family, friends and counsellors can offer help and support to channel these behaviours into a more positive outlet. This illustrated introduction provides helpful support tips and resources for children 7+.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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