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Self Harm -

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
Related booklists: Trauma, Mental Health, Suicide,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow
    Girl in Pieces - by Kathleen Glasgow

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780749457 | ISBN 10: 1780749457

    A heartbreaking, triumphant, funny and hopeful story of one girl's battle with self harm.   Charlie Davis is in pieces. At seventeen, she's already lost more than most people lose in a lifetime. But she's learned how to forget it through cutti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self Harm: The Essential Guide by Greta McGough
    Self Harm: The Essential Guide - by Greta McGough

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781861442451 | ISBN 10: 1861442459

    Self harm is a much more common occurrence than we might think. It is not something we may care to think about and it is easy not to spot the signs, even the obvious ones. Yet once the thoughts invade our thinking, they are compelling. It may be you. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws by Kate Bornstein
    Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws - by Kate Bornstein

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781583227206 | ISBN 10: 1583227202

    Celebrated transgender trailblazer Kate Bornstein has, with more humour and spunk than any other, ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it.  Here, Kate bravely shares persona ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life After Self-Harm: A Guide to the Future by Ulrike Schmidt & Kate Davidson
    Life After Self-Harm: A Guide to the Future - by Ulrike Schmidt & Kate Davidson

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781583918425 | ISBN 10: 1583918426

    This is written for individuals who have deliberately harmed themselves. Developed through major research project, the contents of this book have been informed & shaped by many users & professionals. Illustrated with multiple case histories, it tea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self-Harm Behaviour & Eating Disorders: Dynamics, Assessment & Treatment by John L Levitt et al (editors)
    Self-Harm Behaviour & Eating Disorders: Dynamics, Assessment & Treatment - by John L Levitt et al (editors)

    £40.00   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780415946988 | ISBN 10: 0415946980

    The number of eating disorders patients presenting with symptoms of self-harm is growing quickly. This book explores this prevalent but largely uncharted relationship. A renowned group of international scholars and practitioners address the subject ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence by Claudine Fox & Keith Hawton
    Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence - by Claudine Fox & Keith Hawton

    £18.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843102373 | ISBN 10: 1843102374

    Deliberate self-harm in adolescence and late teens is known to be increasing, though it is difficult to detect and inconsistently recorded. This thorough, practical and evidence-based book provides guidance for professionals and parents caring for c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Scars: Uncovering & Understanding the Addiction of Self-injury by V J Turner
    Secret Scars: Uncovering & Understanding the Addiction of Self-injury - by V J Turner

    £12.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781568389141 | ISBN 10: 1568389140

    What is self-injury? Why would people deliberately hurt themselves? Why can't they stop? What can I do to help? Secret Scars answers these questions and demystifies self-injury by explaining it as an addiction. It offers both an engaging and scholar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden Self-harm: Narratives from Psychotherapy by Maggie Turp
    Hidden Self-harm: Narratives from Psychotherapy - by Maggie Turp

    £19.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781853029011 | ISBN 10: 1853029017

    This practical and accessible book of case studies takes a new look at self-harm, focusing particularly on the under-explored area of 'hidden' self-harming behaviour. These behaviours may not be immediately identifiable as self-harm by counsellors, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking the Silence: A Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief by Linda Goldman
    Breaking the Silence: A Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief - by Linda Goldman

    £28.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781583913123 | ISBN 10: 1583913122

    Including grief connected to suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence and abuse.   The second edition of this bestselling book is designed for mental health professionals, educators, and the parent/caregiver, this book provides specific ideas and techni ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self-mutilation & Art Therapy: Violent Creation by Diana Milia
    Self-mutilation & Art Therapy: Violent Creation - by Diana Milia

    £25.00   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781853026836 | ISBN 10: 1853026832

    Examines the effect of art therapy interventions with clients who harm their bodies. The author's starting point is the definition of self-mutilation itself. In many cultures, self-mutilation is incorporated into sacrificial rituals as a means of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skin Game by Caroline Kettlewell
    Skin Game - by Caroline Kettlewell

    £7.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780312263935 | ISBN 10: 0312263937

    As a young girl - smart, creative, well loved by her family - Caroline Kettlewell made a terrible discovery: the only way to gain relief from her overpowering feelings of self-consciousness, discomfort and alienation was to physically hurt herself. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-mutilation by Steven Levenkron
    Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-mutilation - by Steven Levenkron

    £13.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780393319385 | ISBN 10: 0393319385

    Cutting takes the reader through the psychological experience of the person who seeks relief from mental anguish in self-inflicted physical pain. Levenkron traces the components that predispose a personality to self-mutilation: genetics, family expe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Language of Injury: Comprehending Self-mutilation by Gloria Babiker & Lois Arnold
    The Language of Injury: Comprehending Self-mutilation - by Gloria Babiker & Lois Arnold

    £43.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9781854332349 | ISBN 10: 1854332341

    A sourcebook for all those who work with people who self-injure, whether in the health and social services or the voluntary sector. The approach recognises self-injury as a behaviour reflecting complex psycho-social difficulties in distressed indivi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Contemplating Suicide:The  Language & Ethics of Self-harm by Gavin J Fairbairn
    Contemplating Suicide:The Language & Ethics of Self-harm - by Gavin J Fairbairn

    £28.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780415106061 | ISBN 10: 0415106060

    Suicide is devastating. It is an assault on our ideas of what living is about. This book takes a fresh look at suicide, emphasising the intentions that the person had in acting, rather than the physical evidence that is left behind. Fairbairn cons ... more

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