Voices Young girls are self-harming at alarming rates – and it’s time we stopped blaming it on body image. We must not bury our heads in the sand any longer.
It is extremely disturbing, but unfortunately not surprising, that so many teenage girls are self-harming.
Since 2009 the number of young girls harming themselves has been increasing at an alarming rate. Now doctors, parents, and peers are working together to fight the increase.
YOUNG girls are self-harming at alarming rates, with the number of 10 to 14-year-olds admitted to hospitals in the region nearly doubling over the past five years.
Nov 21, 2017 · Among girls and young women ages 10 to 24, those between 15 and 19 consistently had the highest rate of emergency department visits for self-injury: 625 per 100,000 girls in 2015.
About 1 in 4 teen girls and about 1 in 10 teen boys in the U.S. report deliberately harming themselves without suicidal intentions, a new report has found—one of the first to examine self-harm
Self-harm rates among teenage girls have doubled in the past 20 years – and social media may well be to blame (posed by model) It’s a staggering rise — and that is just the reported cases.
Although suicide rates are on the rise for both boys and girls in the US, the rise in self-harming behaviours is limited to girls. Self-harming behaviours including cutting, poisoning and overdosing on drugs are strong indicators of suicidal intentions or co-occurring mental illness such …
Young Minds is concerned that children who self-harm and then turn to the internet for help could come across unhelpful information about, and even encouragement to continue, their behaviour.
«The prevalence rates for example in 15 to 16-year-olds are close to 10 per cent in girls and about three or four per cent in boys, we know that from a big international study that Australia
Since 2001, girls have had much higher rates of self-harm than boys – 37.4 per 10,000 compared with 12.3 in boys. Children as young as six self-harming in Wales schools .