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According to a November 2008 article in the journal Psychiatry, up to 35 percent of adult women diagnosed with anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders self-injure. • An article that appeared in the July/August 2009 issue of Comprehensive Psychiatry reported that girls who had high levels of nicotine dependence were five times as likely as those who did not smoke to engage in self-injury. • A study published in February 2008 showed that autistic children were 762 percent more likely to be treated for self-inflicted injuries compared with children who did not have autism.
Research has shown a connection between self-injurious behavior and an imbalance in serotonin, a brain chemical that helps to regulate emotions and mood. • Among those at highest risk for self-injuring are people who suffer from mental illnesses such as borderline personality disorder, obsessive-compulsive order, or severe depression. 45 Self-Injury Disorder The Role of Childhood Abuse Not everyone who self-injures was abused as a child, and not all those who were abused resort to self-injury as a coping mechanism.
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