A History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing
by Chris Millard
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2015
Number of pages: 282
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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