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31 August 2010

Relief from emotional distress

The notion that cutting or burning oneself could provide relief from emotional distress is difficult to understand for most people, but it is common.

The notion that cutting or burning oneself could provide relief from emotional distress is difficult to understand for most people, but it is an experience reported commonly among people who compulsively hurt themselves.

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