| Published: March 10, 2021
Role of emotional regulation in self-harming behavior
DIP: DIP: 18.01.056/20210901
DOI: DOI: 10.25215/0901.056
Self-injurious behavior or deliberate self-harm (DSH) in adolescents and young adults is found to be increasing, this is a high time to have an in-depth exploration. The present study entitled as “Role of Emotional Regulation in Self-Harming Behavior”, aims to understand and explore the nature and pattern of emotional regulation among adolescents with self-harming behavior. Hence detailed case studies on self-harming behavior among adolescents have been collected. The data collected through case study method and through in-depth interview was thematically analyzed. Study revealed that the participants with self-harming behaviour have difficulties in emotional regulation. One of the major findings was that the participants were engaging in different kinds of self-harming acts with an attention seeking or help seeking component.
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© 2021, Shaji P. C.
Received: January 15, 2021; Revision Received: February 21, 2021; Accepted: March 10, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021