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Self Destructive Behavior

Scope Note: 
Acting or tending to harm or destroy oneself (Note: From 1993-2004, documents dealing with self-infliction of physical injury may have been indexed under "Self Injurious Behavior")
Category: Mental Health
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Addictive Behavior
Use this term instead of
Head Banging (2004)
Self Abuse
Self Injurious Behavior (2004)
Self Mutilation (1977 1993) (2004)
Related Terms
Antisocial Behavior
Behavior Disorders
Behavior Problems
Mental Disorders
Personality Problems
Psychological Patterns
Self Control
Substance Abuse
Added to ERIC: 8/1/1986