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Self Mutilation

"Self Mutilation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The act of injuring one's own body to the extent of cutting off or permanently destroying a limb or other essential part of a body.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Self Mutilation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Self Mutilation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 31 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1990 and 1998
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.