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Week 3 Discussion 1: What Factors Influence Self-Injurious Behavior?

 

Due: In an effort to facilitate scholarly discourse, create your initial post by Tuesday, and reply to at least two of your classmates, on two separate days, by Friday.

Grading Category: Discussions

Note: In this type of discussion, you will not see the responses of your classmates until after you have posted your own response to the question below.

Initial Post

Review the Self-Harm website.

Watch the videos:

 https://youtu.be/HnQOTP30ve8

Self-injurious behavior is a manifestation of emotion-focused coping.

  • Discuss some causes that may explain why youth engage in self-injurious behaviors.
  • Choose one of the self-injurious behaviors that interests you.
  • Discuss what the research says about the etiology or the causative factors for these behaviors.
  • What evidence-based treatment modalities have been recognized as helpful in managing these behaviors?

Replies

Reply to at least two of your classmates. In your reply posts, discuss the treatment modalities in your peers’ post in relation to the treatment modality that you identified in your initial post. Are they similar?