brain changes, new discoveries, self-injuring, study, suicide

Brain Changes Found in Self-Injuring Teen Girls

The brain changes of teenage girls who engage in serious forms of self-harm, including cutting, show features similar to those seen in adults with borderline personality disorder, a severe and hard-to-treat mental illness, a new study has found. Reduced brain volumes seen in these girls confirms biological — and not just behavioral — changes and ...

Troy Oakes

The human brain.