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Understanding Motivation to Self-Mutilate
2 CEUs Understanding Motivation to Self-Mutilate

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1. What are motivations or causes for self-mutilation?
2. What was the Self-Injury Motivation Scale designed to determine?
3. What are the types of self-injurious behavior (SIB)?
4. What do self-mutilators consider the most important piece of advice they would give caregivers?
5. What is the catch-22 for girls who cut?
6. What is the main goal of Compassion-Focused Therapy when used with SIB?
7. What is the difference between Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) and suicide attempts?
8. What is the difference between self-injurious behavior (SIB) and self-mutilation behavior (SMB)?
A. from the patient’s perspective, reasons for self-injury.
B. According to Polk and Liss, 16% self-reported a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder , 33% reported a diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder, 20% indicated a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, and 8% reported a diagnosis of an Anxiety Disorder. Other reasons for self-mutilation are mitigating negative emotional states, expressing anger, evoking feelings, self-punishment, and distraction. Some patients/clients self-mutilate in order to relieve dissociation, i.e. relieving the discomfort of feeling numb.
C. NSSI is viewed as being a chronic and repetitive behavior in contrast to suicide attempts, which tend to be periodic and infrequent by comparison.
D. Psychosis; Organic Philosophy; Developmental or physiologically induced disabilities; and emotional factors.
E. SIB is used most often with mentally retarded children, while SMB is more commonly used for injuries inflicted by clients with borderline personality disorder.
F. The importance of listening.
G. change the ways individuals relate to themselves through processes that generate warmth, understanding, nonjudgment, and kindness toward the self.
H. It can lead them to be labeled as manipulative in mental health settings, which may perpetuate further dismissal.

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