Gender and Cultural Differences Among Adolescents Self-Injurious Behavior
Research has focused on adolescent white females indicating self-injury may be more prevalent among female Caucasian individuals. This presentation will present data from a current study that indicates males and other ethnic groups are engaged in self-injury, in differing ways than are being studied. Future research, clinical practice, and supervision needs to understand the importance of a broader holistic approach to conceptualize and treat self-injury.
Byrd, Rebekah J.; and Emelianchik, K.. 2017. Gender and Cultural Differences Among Adolescents Self-Injurious Behavior. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, Chicago, IL. http://www.aces2017.net/Program.pdf