Dr. Janis Whitlock

The Cutting Edge: Self-Injurious Behavior in Adolescents and Young Adults

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Dr. Janis Whitlock

In this episode, Dr. Janis Whitlock discusses the disturbing phenomenon of self-injurious behavior among adolescents and young adults. Dr. Whitlock discusses the causes, prevalence, and risk factors of self-injurious behavior and explains its active though maladaptive coping dimension as well as the challenge of finding effective treatment.

Interviewer: Rebecca Eliseo-Arras, MSW

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