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A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2005

    Overall a good book

    Although it was nicely written and factual, i didn't agree with many of the presented theories for some of them were a little outrageous. But if you're looking for answers on this topic about certain things, i would definently recommend this book because it has a lot of personal stories and you're sure to find something to relate to.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2003


    I am 15 and have been a cutter for 2 1/2 years now. This book helped me to understand some of the reasons why I cut. I also reccomend this book to friends of cutters who haven't been there before and wonder why they are doing this to themselves. It helps you to understand the addiction, and the pain. Alot of cutters think that they are alone in what they do, and this book prooves them wrong,Which is a comfort.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2001

    14 y/o from california

    I thought this book was really good, the personal stories were great! I have been a cutter for more then 3yrs now, I have not pursued to seek the help i know I need, some things can get too out-of-control and you kept pushing everything away so no one thinks your weird, my friends don't read things like this and my parents are at work most of the time so I pretty much know they won't know this is mine, since I have failed to tell anyone my secret.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2000

    self injurer age 21 female

    I thought that A Bright Red Scream was a very well written book about self injury. It has helped me to understand completely why I self injure and has helped me to stop.

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