Can psychological therapies help people who self-harm?

Posted by on May 12, 2016 5:03 pm
Categories: health

Latest research out today has found that psychological therapies, more commonly known as ‘talking treatments’, may help people who self- harm. Self-harm is intentional self-poisoning or self-injury. Many people who are admitted to hospital because of this are at an increased risk of self- harming again and of suicide. It is a major problem in many countries, leads to high levels of distress for patients and their families and friends, and places significant demands on health services.

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