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Self-Harm in Adolescence

Iva Buresová

The author discusses the subject of self-harm in adolescence, considering the historical context of the development of its classification system. She presents an overview of theoretical fundamentals as well as models of behavior derived from them. Within the context of current research studies, she describes its prevalence, etiology, and comorbidity. The author specifies the basic protective and risk factors as well as all important influences. She presents the diagnostic tools currently used in research and clinical practice including the description of key approaches to prevention, therapy and treatment. This book includes the results of a unique research study mapping the lexical trace of the term self-harm in adolescents and the differences in perception of this term among those without own practice, with mediation and with personal, often repeated experience.

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Self-Harm in Adolescence adhkfskoprsfoject and Family Culture in Japan Iva Burešová Self-Harm in Adolescence Iva Burešová Bu re šo vá Se lf -H ar m i n Ad ol es ce nc eThe author discusses the subject of self-harm in adolescence, considering the historical context of the development of its classification system. She presents an overview of theoretical fundamentals as well as models of behavior derived from them. Within the context of current research studies, she describes its prevalence, etiology, and comorbidity. The author specifies the basic protective and risk factors as well as all important influences. She presents the diagnostic tools currently used in research and clinical practice including the description of key approaches to prevention, therapy and treatment. This book includes the results of a unique research study mapping the lexical trace of the term self-harm in adolescents and the differences in perception of this term among those without own practice, with mediation and with personal, often repeated experience. The Author Iva Burešová graduated in psychology at Masaryk University in Brno. As researcher at the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Arts at Masaryk University she teaches psychological assessment, counseling psychology and developmental psychology. Prior she worked as counseling psychologist at the Center for Balanced Diagnostics in Brno as well as clinical psychologist at the Diagnostic Institute for Youth in Brno. www.peterlang.comISBN 978-3-631-66751-4 Buresová 266751_HOF_A5Br PLA azurblau.indd 1 25.04.16 KW 17 13:15 Self-Harm in Adolescence adhkfskoprsfoject and Family Culture in Japan Iva Bure...

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