Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, usually done without the intent of suicide. Self harm has a stigma attached to it, with non-suffers often assuming the only reason for this behaviour is to garner ‘attention’. However, this behaviour is often routed in psychological suffering and provides … Continue reading Why do People Self-Harm?
Selective mutism is a severe form of social anxiety. It results in an individual being unable to speak in certain social situations. However, this person may be able to talk with a few people that they are comfortable with, in a safe environment. It's important to note they are not choosing silence, they may wish to … Continue reading What is Selective Mutism?
Cannabilism is a practice that goes back tens of thousands of years. One instance includes the cannibals of Gough's cave in England. There is archaeological evidence that goes back 14,700 years, showing that Britain's earliest settlers may have eaten each other in order to survive the ice age. In the modern era, cannibalism was used … Continue reading Why Do Humans Eat Other Humans?