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ERIC Number: EJ886352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0735-6846
The Self-Injury Experiences of Young Adult Women: Implications for Counseling
Craigen, Laurie M.; Milliken, Tammi F.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v49 n1 p112-126 Spr 2010
Many counselors lack a clear understanding of the phenomenon of self-injury. This article presents results of a qualitative study examining the experiences of young adult women who engage in self-injurious behaviors. Interpretation of the participants' narrative data offers insight into the value of a humanistic approach to counseling this population. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A