In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is nonsuicidal self-injury.
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a fancy way of saying self-harm behaviour that differentiates it from suicidality. Cutting and burning are the most common methods, but there are a variety of other methods people use, including scratching, burning, and hitting.[…] What Is… Nonsuicidal Self-Injury