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Exploring the issues of men and self injury

Hogg, Christine 2010, 'Exploring the issues of men and self injury' , Mental Health Practice, 13 (9) , pp. 16-20.

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Abstract

The issues raised by self-harm in men are under-considered and under-researched. This article explores these issues from the perspective of ‘Andy’, whose name has been changed to protect his identity, who self-harms. It explores some of the issues that triggered a self-harming response in Andy as a way of coping with intense and overwhelming feelings and some of the support strategies that have helped his recovery. Strategies for helping men to take ownership of their behaviour and talk about their experiences are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Mental Health Practice
Publisher: Royal College of Nursing
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1465-8720
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 16:32
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:48
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/14017

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