Why Do People Cut Themselves?

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Depression is a terrible psychological condition. Some reports claim saying nearly one in 12 teenagers harm themselves! Laci looks to find out why.

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Bullied children 3 times more likely to self harm

“Those exposed to family adversity or maltreatment at greatest risk”

One in 12 Teens Engages in Self-Harm: Report

“Practice often disappears by adulthood, but can be a predictor of suicide.”

Rates of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Youth: Age, Sex, and Behavioral Methods in a Community Sample

“The goal was to assess the rate and behavioral methods of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in a community sample of youth and examine effects of age and sex.”
The natural history of self-harm from adolescence to young adulthood: a population-based cohort study

“Knowledge about the natural history of self-harm is scarce, especially during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood, a period characterised by a sharp rise in self-inflicted deaths.”

Cutting & Self-Harm

“Self-harm can be a way of coping with problems.”

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27 comments

JayPuff March 8, 2021 - 11:02 PM

Tumbler?

Eren Birdy Yeager March 24, 2021 - 2:56 AM

Well… I don't really care if I cut myself (͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Gabby Mazzerella March 24, 2021 - 5:43 AM

See now I would tell someone I trust but everyone I know ends up getting me and I cut myself cuz at least I can handle that pain

Ashley Virnig March 24, 2021 - 12:23 PM

I have no one to talk to lmao

MTB Gang April 1, 2021 - 9:23 PM

I started at 10, stopped at 13.

the end April 12, 2021 - 9:47 AM

Leave us alone

blueblazingdemon April 14, 2021 - 5:49 AM

There's alot of Hannah bakers in the comments

ave mere May 10, 2021 - 8:25 AM

When I was in middle school I thought people were crazy who did this, now I do it myself and I understand why.

Sam • 6 years ago May 12, 2021 - 12:03 AM

everyone ive known who have depression use it as an excuse for things

vernon roche June 9, 2021 - 6:28 PM

I remember you from…..nvm

zxrlorn June 16, 2021 - 2:44 AM

people who cut themselves are weird.

zxrlorn June 16, 2021 - 2:44 AM

lmao I can't with these people, why tf would you self harm but not just get it over with.

Adamn Sandler June 25, 2021 - 9:02 AM

Attention seeker

Just Pizza July 6, 2021 - 5:40 PM

wait I'm above average in something

Hyleen Pognaire July 18, 2021 - 6:48 PM

I think it's more common in girls…

Boys had tatoos.

When I was still preteen, watching in shows and seniors of their tatoos I used to make tatoo with compass but often failed. I know many friends who has tatoos from very young teen age.

Marcus_lol August 5, 2021 - 5:44 AM

I only searched this up to see why people do this because….ow

Jacob August 7, 2021 - 8:16 AM

i cut myself to relive stress if im stressed i slit my leg and it helps calm me down

• Xx • Wolfiey • xX August 7, 2021 - 10:58 AM

this NEEDS to be talked about more.

Hey Boss August 17, 2021 - 6:50 AM

😔

IrradiatedMushroom September 15, 2021 - 10:50 AM

Cool.

starwolfspirit September 24, 2021 - 9:39 AM

I'd rather hurt myself then hurt others cause I know what it is like to feel like living crap..

Aiden the Fa-'den October 10, 2021 - 11:51 PM

Come to think of it, I just realised why I am doing it- I want the mental pain to configure into the physical pain. To, help me. And it's addicting.

Danny October 16, 2021 - 4:48 AM

i’m scared i’m 17 and my little sister which is almost 15 is cutting herself . how can i help her . we were never really close but i’ll do whatever i can to make her happy

Kevin Schultx October 16, 2021 - 6:02 AM

I cut because I hate myself.

420 mushroom October 26, 2021 - 3:05 AM

My girlfriend cuts herself and I don't want her to hurt herself anymore :(

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Michael Lance November 22, 2021 - 9:58 PM

This fact is also related to demons because demons are destructive and want to cause harm to your self. They lie to you.