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- Generally a mood state characterized by a sense of inadequacy, a feeling of despondency, a decrease in activity or reactivity, pessimism, sadness and related symptoms.
Mood Disorders - Self Injury

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  PsychNet-UK Self Injury Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  Bristol Crisis Service for Women - Voluntary organization to support women in crisis, particular focus on self-injury. Provide a help line and run and support self-help groups. A help resource list for the UK. 3/5
Diagnoses Associated with Self-Injury - An Article.  3/5
Etiology of SIV- Etiology Past trauma/invalidation as an antecedent Van der Kolk, Perry, and Herman (1991) conducted a study of patients who exhibited cutting behavior and suicidality. They found that exposure to physical or sexual abuse, physical or emotional neglect. An Article.  3/5
Equilibrium - Is an unique award winning user-led self harm awareness organisation designed to help educate and support people who self harm and their family and friends. Self Injury is becoming a widely used coping mechanism amongst teenagers and young adults; in recent years the number of people who use self harm has escalated massively and healthcare professionals are referring to it as an epidemic. 3/5
Helping Those Who Hurt Themselves - An Article from the Self help Magazine. 3/5
Hurting Within - Is a survior of self injury run website which intermingles personal experiences with the harsh reality which is self injury. This is a personal website run and maintained by three young female survors. 4/5
Psychopharmacological Treatment - An Article. 3/5
SelfHarm - NCB's Information Resource on the Internet  Welcome to Young People and Self Harm This website provides information on a wide range of activities and initiatives that relate to young people and self harm. 3/5
Self-Injury You Are NOT Alone and Trauma Home Page - In spite of the title, there is no shame here. If you cause physical harm to your body in order to deal with overwhelming feelings, know that you have nothing to be ashamed of. 3/5
Self Injury Page - I used to think that I was the only one that cut myself. That I was really demented because I would slice my own flesh with a razor.   Personal page with links.  3/5
SIARI [Self-Injury and Related Issues] - Extensive UK site about self-injury and related issues (dissociation, eating disorders, childhood trauma, abuse). Research based, with extensive input from self-injurers. Includes informational and inspirational pages, statistics, discussion boards, resources, books, links, poems, artwork, stories. Site maintained by Jan Sutton, author of "Healing the Hurt Within" and "Thrive on Stress". 3/5
Wounded Wings - Has just been established with a view to providing help for people who self-harm, their family and friends. It aims to offer a safe and confidential environment for people to discuss and understand why they self-harm. 3/5
Puerperal Depression ( Postpartum- Post Natal Depression ) 
PsychNet-UK Puerperal Depression Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Action on Menstrual Psychosis  - We are an international group interested in advancing knowledge about this disorder, which was discovered more than 150 years ago but is not properly recognised in current psychiatric practice or diagnostic systems. We are looking for women who may be suffering Menstrual Psychosis to help us research the problem further.  3/5
Association for Post Natal Illness - UK  - Provides support to mothers suffering from post-natal  illness, increases public awareness of the illness, and encourages research into its cause and nature. 3/5
Postpartum Depression - From Psycom Net.  4/5
Recommended Books:
Treating Self-Injury
Understand Self-injury and Self-harm
Postnatal Depression
Treating Self-Injury (Paperback) by Barent W. Walsh (Author) "The most important point should be stated at the outset: Self-injury is separate and distinct from suicide ..."
Healing the Hurt Within: Understand Self-injury and Self-harm
, and Heal the Emotional Wounds (Paperback) by Jan Sutton
(Author) "Zoe feels depressed, empty, and numb ..."

Treating Postnatal Depression: A Psychological Approach
for Health Care Practitioners (Paperback) by Jeannette
Milgrom (Author), Paul R. Martin (Author), Lisa M. Negri
(Author) "Traditionally, childbirth is viewed by society as
a joyful event, not only in Westernised countries, but also
in other cultures ..."

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