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Cutters: Self-Abuse Quiz
by Staff
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.

  • True
  • False

People who cut themselves are trying to get attention.

  • True
  • False

More women than men tend to self-injure.

  • True
  • False

Medication often will put an end to self-injuring.

  • True
  • False

Self-injury affects about 10 percent of American teenage girls.

  • True
  • False

People who self-injure intend to kill themselves.

  • True
  • False

It's often difficult to tell when someone is self-injurious.

  • True
  • False

The best way for parents to handle children who self-abuse is to remove all sharp objects immediately and then punish the child.

  • True
  • False

Self-injurers cut themselves because they're trying to release tension.

  • True
  • False

People who self-injure often have an underlying condition known as borderline personality disorder.

  • True
  • False