How much do you know about cutting, a baffling disorder that appears to be on the rise? Test your knowledge with this self abuse quiz.
Teens who cut themselves are often likely to be anorexic as well.
People who cut themselves are trying to get attention.
More women than men tend to self-injure.
Medication often will put an end to self-injuring.
Self-injury affects about 10 percent of American teenage girls.
People who self-injure intend to kill themselves.
It's often difficult to tell when someone is self-injurious.
The best way for parents to handle children who self-abuse is to remove all sharp objects immediately and then punish the child.
Self-injurers cut themselves because they're trying to release tension.
People who self-injure often have an underlying condition known as borderline personality disorder.