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What are some other kinds of self harm?

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You have other kinds of self harm. Eating disorders are very difficult to treat. Eating disorders always needs outside professional help. Eating disorders are not an attempt by a child to kill themselves. They do not want to die typically but they are having repetitive obsessive thoughts about being unattractive or about being overweight even though they're anorexic and actually anemic in their physical health. There’s a technical term called body dysmorphia. What they perceive their body looks like or feels like is not close to reality. They have distorted thinking about this and consequently distorted thinking about food. And eating disorders may be only not eating. They may be purging or vomiting after they do eat which is called bulimia and that's another form of self harm.

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