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A History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing

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A History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing
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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN/ASIN: B0151KE1DU
ISBN-13: 9781137529626
Number of pages: 282

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This book charts the rise and fall of various self-harming behaviours in twentieth-century Britain. It puts self-cutting and overdosing into historical perspective, linking them to the huge changes that occur in mental and physical healthcare, social work and wider politics.

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