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Self Injury: For those who injure, want to help, or want to learn more

A. T. Goddard "...can't stop reading.."
The list author says: "With the influx in adolescent self injury, especially from cutting, more people are looking for guides and help books to aide in their recovery or to understand more about the behavior. If you fall somewhere in this continuum I hope this list can help you."
Treating Self-Injury, First Edition: A Practical Guide
Treating Self-Injury, First Edition: A Practical Guide
Understanding Self-Injury: A Workbook for Adults
Understanding Self-Injury: A Workbook for Adults
"One of the best guides and informational books out there; With affiliation to the University of Pittsburgh, Connors complied worksheets, activities, and guides to help those who self injure as well as a thorough background of self-injury."
Self-Injury: When Pain Feels Good (Resources for Changing Lives)
Self-Injury: When Pain Feels Good (Resources for Changing Lives)
When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-Injury
When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-Injury
Secret Scars: Uncovering and Understanding the Addiction of Self-Injury
Secret Scars: Uncovering and Understanding the Addiction of Self-Injury
Cut
Cut
"A novel about a girl who cuts and eventually overcomes her self mutilation; written on a middle school level aimed at adolescent girls. A good book for someone who wants to know there are other people out there who cut and how others deal with it-"
A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain
A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain
"My favorite of the SI books currently out there; Strong covers everything you want to know about self-injury and mutilation.  Explains the background and history of self mutilation along with the current research available on the subject.  Walks the reader through available treatment options and current therapy modalities to help self-injurers. This is def a good buy."
Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation
Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation
Bodily Harm: The Breakthrough Healing Program For Self-Injurers
Bodily Harm: The Breakthrough Healing Program For Self-Injurers
The Scarred Soul: Understanding and Ending Self-Inflicted Violence
The Scarred Soul: Understanding and Ending Self-Inflicted Violence
Bodies under Siege: Self-mutilation and Body Modification in Culture and Psychiatry
Bodies under Siege: Self-mutilation and Body Modification in Culture and Psychiatry
"Dr. Favazza is an amazing psychiatrist and one of the leading medical doctors in the research and understanding of self-injury.  Although this book is a little older, it is still highly recommended."
Bloodletting: A Memoir of Secrets, Self-Harm, and Survival
Bloodletting: A Memoir of Secrets, Self-Harm, and Survival
"I have not actually read or own this book yet but it is on my wish list-"
Inside a Cutter's Mind: Understanding and Helping Those Who Self-Injure
Inside a Cutter's Mind: Understanding and Helping Those Who Self-Injure
"A good understanding from someone who self-injures"
Coping with Self-Mutilation: A Helping Book for Teens Who Hurt Themselves
Coping with Self-Mutilation: A Helping Book for Teens Who Hurt Themselves
"If you have or know someone who cuts- no matter the age but ESPECIALLY adolescent or pre-adolescent- then this book is for you.  I own it in hard back and the binding is breaking down from how much I reference it.  Written in laments terms- easy to understand and follow- walks through coping skills and alternatives to coping."
Cutting It Out: A Journey Through Psychotherapy And Self-harm
Cutting It Out: A Journey Through Psychotherapy And Self-harm
Women and Self Harm: Understanding, Coping and Healing from Self-Mutilation
Women and Self Harm: Understanding, Coping and Healing from Self-Mutilation
Life After Self-Harm: A Guide to the Future
Life After Self-Harm: A Guide to the Future
Everything You Need to Know about Self-Mutilation: A Helping Book for Teens Who Hurt Themselves (Need to Know Library)
Everything You Need to Know about Self-Mutilation: A Helping Book for Teens Who Hurt Themselves (Need to Know Library)
"This is another book good to own if you are the self-injurer and are ready to start seeking help for your self-mutilation."
Self-Harm Behavior and Eating Disorders: Dynamics, Assessment, and Treatment
Self-Harm Behavior and Eating Disorders: Dynamics, Assessment, and Treatment
"Self harm and mutilation is closely tied with eating disorders; most people who have one also have the other or later develop the other.  Some include eating disorders as self-injurious behavior and this book would be a great addition to someone with both diagnoses-"
Mutilating The Body: Identity In Blood And Ink
Mutilating The Body: Identity In Blood And Ink
Adolescent Self-Injury: A Comprehensive Guide for Counselors and Health Care Professionals
Adolescent Self-Injury: A Comprehensive Guide for Counselors and Health Care Professionals
"Social workers, physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses (esp the school nurse)--> although pricey- this book would be good to read or at least check out in the local library."
Self-Mutilation and Art Therapy: Violent Creation (Arts Therapies)
Self-Mutilation and Art Therapy: Violent Creation (Arts Therapies)
"As as strong advocate of art therapy, I would recommend this to anyone in the above a formentioned category who is open to alternative healing arts/therapy-"
Self-Mutilation: Theory, Research, and Treatment
Self-Mutilation: Theory, Research, and Treatment
"This one is more focused on the current research and theory behind SI; would recommend for someone who is going to be studying self-mutilation for academia purposes"
Coping With Self-Mutilation
Coping With Self-Mutilation
"Because self injury often stems from the inability to cope with underlying emotions- all coping or teaching to cope books would be good investments or worth looking into"
Frequently Asked Questions About Self-mutilation and Cutting (Faq: Teen Life)
Frequently Asked Questions About Self-mutilation and Cutting (Faq: Teen Life)
"most of a background/fact type book"
When the Body Is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain, and Traumatic Attachments
When the Body Is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain, and Traumatic Attachments
Blood on the walls: self-mutilation in prisons.: An article from: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Blood on the walls: self-mutilation in prisons.: An article from: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
"A different aspect of SI- focusing on prison inmates"
Girl, Interrupted
Girl, Interrupted
"Movie featuring Jolie and Ryder- Jolie plays a psychiatric inpatient who self-injures- also good portrayal of depression and eating disorders as well as a glimpse on suicidal ideation and completion."
Thirteen
Thirteen
"Movie- 13 year olds and feature on cutting-"
The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook
The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook
"again- focusing on coping with stress and how to manage stress in your life- not necessarily just for people who self-injure"