The Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-harm
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The Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-harm

The Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-harm

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Royal College of Nursing

20 Cavendish Square

London, United Kingdom

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Self-harm is often thought to be a modern epidemic, associated with new understandings of selfhood and identity, mass media and the internet and the challenges of adolescence. But what can we learn from the history of a phenomenon that was first categorised over 150 years ago? Join a panel of speakers to debate their historical, social, political and personal views of self-harm for the launch of ‘Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-Harm’ by Dr Sarah Chaney.

Full details and tickets will be available in early 2017

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