Articles by Rhonda Lynn Goodman Lesniak

Self-Injury Behavior: How Can Nurses HELP?

Goodman Lesniak, Rhonda Lynn

Journal of Christian Nursing. 25(4):186-193, October-December 2008.

It's hard to understand why someone would deliberately hurt him or herself. Yet 12% to13% of teens self-injure. To facilitate healing, nurses need to know how—and how not to help.