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self-harm
American English: /ˌsɛlfˈhɑrm/
British English: /sɛlfˈhɑːm/

Translation of self-harm in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (Psychology)
    Example sentences
    • ‘Wayne died from deliberate self-harm while the balance of his mind was disturbed,’ he said.
    • The incidences of self-harm, eating disorders, and even suicide among young people in schools and colleges is evidence of the emotional burden imposed by a society which often seems to demand too much of them.
    • He has no history of self-harm, eating disorder, alcohol/drug dependency or misuse.

intransitive verb

  • (Psychology)
    Example sentences
    • In the first chain analysis Rachel self-harmed in response to thinking she was not slim or beautiful enough (which linked to her core-belief of being unlovable and therefore being rejected).
    • I have no doubt at all that it was by reason of his depressive illness that he self-harmed.
    • Some are learning how to deal with incontinence and give injections and tube feeds, or coping with a parent who overdoses or self-harms.
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