2nd Call for Chapters: Book on self-injury as communication under contract with Lexington Books (Lexington Studies in Health Communication).
Editor: Warren Bareiss, PhD
Department of Fine Arts & Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
“Self-injury” is typically defined as the deliberate harming of one’s body without suicidal intent. Common forms of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) include cutting, burning, and bruising as a means of anxiety and stress reduction and avoidance.