Research has shown that an alarming number of teens intentionally harm themselves by cutting, burning, bruising, or other methods, which is usually a symptom of deep emotional turmoil. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations, this title explores the issue. It includes chapters such as: How Serious a Problem Are Cutting and Self-Injury Among Teens? What Causes Teens to Deliberately Harm Themselves? What Are the Health Risks of Cutting and Self-Injury? and Can Teens Overcome the Need to Self-Injure?