The Practice of Nonsuicidal Self-injury in Adolescents-Part 3

June 27, 2011

In this final of a 3-part podcast series, Brian Smith, MD, discusses the how’s, the why’s, and the treatment options for adolescents who harm themselves.

Brian Smith, MD, continues his discussion on the practice of nonsuicidal self-injury in adolescents. Cutting, burning, self-hitting or banging, scratching, interfering with wound healing-these practices of self-injury may be on the rise.

In this series, Dr Smith discusses the how’s, the why’s-and treatment options. Dr Smith is assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the Michigan State University in East Lansing.

Part 1 of this series can be found here.

Part 2 of this series can be found here.

The practice of nonsuicidal self-injury in adolescents-Part 3