Self-harm and the media – unpicking the ‘rise’ in self-harm among young people

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Dr. Amy Chandler responds to recent media coverage of youth self-harm statistics and both the problematic use of statistics and images in this reporting which reflect wider misunderstandings of self-harm. She argues greater effort must be put into understanding the multiple subjective definitions of self-harm and the factors which cause it.

 

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