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Neuroimaging maps brain changes in self-harming teenage girls.

Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body as a way of coping with very difficult feelings, painful memories or overwhelming situations.  Self-inflicted injury in adolescence is a serious public health concern with more than half of people who die by suicide having a history of self-harm.  However, currently the neurobiological underpinnings of self-harm is limited.   Now, a

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