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 Self Harm Survey

1 How old were you when you started self-harming?

Younger than 4

4-5

6-7

8-9

10-11

12-13

14-15

15-16

16-17

18-19

20-21

Older than 21

2 How often do you self-harm

More than once a day

Once a day

Several times a week

Once a week

Two or more times a month

Once a month

Several times in a year

Once a year

I have stopped

I am trying to stop

3 What method of self-harm do/did you primarily use?

Cutting

Burning

Hair-pulling

Scratching

Interference with the healing of wounds

Hitting or bruising

Bone breaking

Cutting and Scratching

Cutting and Burning

Hitting Head against walls

Binging

Purging

Starving

Other

4. If You Self Harm What Sexual Orientation Are You?

Straight Male

Straight Female

Bisexual Male

Bisexual Female

Homosexual Male

Homosexual Female

Transgender Male

Transgender Female

Questioning Male

Questioning Female

Pansexual Male

Pansexual Female

Prefer not to answer

5 Which Of These, If Any, Are Something You Struggle With Along With Self-harm?

Anorexia

Bulimia

Anorexia and Bulimia

EDNOS

Suicidal Ideas

Various Psychiatric Disorders

Learning Disabilities

None of the Above

Other

6 Do You Think That You (as An Individual) Need Professional Help To Stop Self-harming?

Yes, the only way I could stop is with professional Help

No, I have stopped on my own

No, I Have Stopped On My Own Though I Still Struggle Often And Sometimes Mess Up

I Have No Desire To Stop And Therefore Don’t Need Professional Help

Yes, I Have Stopped With Professional Help

I don’t think I could ever stop with or without Professional help

Prefer not to answer

Not sure.

No, And I Don’t Want To Stop.

No, But I Would Like To Be Able To Stop.

Yes, But I Am Not Doing Very Well.

I Have Stopped But I Still Mess Up Every Once In A While.

I Am Completely Self Harm free

8 Does Anyone Know About Your Self Harm?

No. No One Knows.

Some People May Have A Vague Idea Of Something

Yes, But Only My Closest Friends(s)

Yes. But Only Some Of My Family Member(s)

Yes, Some Friend(s) And Family Member(s) Know that I used to.

Yes, All (or Most Of) My Friends Know

Yes, All (or Most Of) My Family Knows

Yes, Most Of The People In My Life Know

Who ever sees this post

9 How many years have/had you been self-harming?

1 or less years

2 years

3 years

4 years

5 years

6 years

7 years

8 years

9 years

10 or more years

10 If You Self-harm, Were You Abused Or Neglected (either As A Child Or Later In Life)?

No

Yes, I Was Emotionally Abused

Yes, I Was Physically Abused

Yes, I Was Sexually Abused

Yes, I Was Emotionally And Physically Abused

Yes, I Was Physically And Sexually Abused

Yes, I Was Sexually And Emotionally Abused

Yes, I Was Emotionally, Physically And Sexually Abused

Yes, I Was Neglected

Yes, I Was Neglected As Well As Being Abused

11. Were you ever bullied?

Yes, since before I was 8. I am still bullied.

Yes, since before I was 8. It has stopped since then.

Yes, starting when I was 9 or 10. I am still bullied.

Yes, starting when I was 9 or 10. It has stopped since then.

Yes. It started when I was 11-14 years old. I am still bullied.

Yes. It started when I was 11-14 years old.

Yes. It started when I was older than 14. I am still bullied.

Yes. It started when I was older than 14. It has stopped since then.

No. I do taunt, tease, exclude, target, or mock others on occasion, however.

No. I see others getting bullied and don’t do anything.

No. I don’t get bullied and I stand up for those who do.

No. I never see bullying.

Other.

11 Would you label yourself as emo?

Yes

No

12 Do others label you as emo?

Yes

No

Some people

13 What would you or others label you as? (chose all that apply)

Prep

Goth

Emo

Punk

Nerd

Hipster

Poser

Skater

Jock

Scene

Gangster

Other

I don’t do labels

There aren’t really any labels above that fit me

Normal

14 What is your reaction when you see other people’s self-harm scars/cuts/marks? (choose all that apply)

I want to get to know them

I wonder what they went through to feel that was a way out

I want to get as far as possible from them so no one will find out about my own self-harm

I will acknowledge them as someone who shares something in common with me

I would never even acknowledge them

Fear

Interest

Sadness

Happiness

Don’t really care

No reaction

Surprise

Relief

Jealousy

FibreglassWings FibreglassWings 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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13-15
Once a day
Cutting and Interference with the healing of wounds
Transgender female
Suicidal ideas and Various Psychiatric Disorders
I don’t think I could ever stop with or without Professional help
No. No One Knows
2 years
Yes, I Was Neglected As Well As Being Abused
No
No
Other
No reaction

1) 13
2) once week
3) cutting
4) strait female
5) suicidal ideas
6) not sure
8) my close friends
9) 2 years
10) emotional abuse
11) yes 10-12
11) no
12) no
13) other
14) suprise

1) 17.
2) I'm trying to stop but I used to cut a few times a day
3) cutting, scratching, and starving.
4) straight female.
5) suicidal ideas.
6) I don't really know. I don't approve of my mother saying I need to be put on antidepressants because of what I have herd about them.
8) a few friends know, a councillor, and my mother
9) about 1 year
10) emotionally and mentally abused as well as neglected for many years before the abuse.
11) no
12) no
13) normal I guess. I don't really know labels
14) interest? I kinda want to know what the scars look like for them. may be weird but I like seeing the scars cause for me it shows some of the pain I was feeling inside of me on the outside. I figure it is the same for other people as well.

Self Harm Survey

1 How old were you when you started self-harming?
12 I think but I may have when I was younger.

2 How often do you self-harm
Stopped for a few years now but I was on once a day to once a week.

3 What method of self-harm do/did you primarily use?

Cutting

Hitting Head against walls

Starving

4. If You Self Harm What Sexual Orientation Are You?

Bisexual Female

Transgender Female


5 Which Of These, If Any, Are Something You Struggle With Along With Self-harm?

Anorexia

Suicidal Ideas

Various Psychiatric Disorders

6 Do You Think That You (as An Individual) Need Professional Help To Stop Self-harming?

No, I Have Stopped On My Own Though I Still Struggle Often And Sometimes Mess Up

8 Does Anyone Know About Your Self Harm?

Yes, But Only My Closest Friends(s)

Who ever sees this post

9 How many years have/had you been self-harming?

8 years

10 If You Self-harm, Were You Abused Or Neglected (either As A Child Or Later In Life)?

Yes, I Was Emotionally And Physically Abused

Yes, I Was Neglected

11. Were you ever bullied?

Yes, since before I was 8. It has stopped since then.

11 Would you label yourself as emo?

No

12 Do others label you as emo?

Yes

13 What would you or others label you as? (chose all that apply)

Goth

Emo

Punk

I don’t do labels

There aren’t really any labels above that fit me

14 What is your reaction when you see other people’s self-harm scars/cuts/marks? (choose all that apply)

I want to get to know them

I wonder what they went through to feel that was a way out

I will acknowledge them as someone who shares something in common with me

Interest

Sadness

Surprise

1. How old were you when you started self-harming?
15/16

2. How often do you self-harm
Self Harm free with only an occasional slip up though I was 3+ times a day.

3. What method of self-harm do/did you primarily use?
Cutting ,Burning , Starving , and Hitting all regularly.

4. If You Self Harm What Sexual Orientation Are You?
Straight Male

5. Which Of These, If Any, Are Something You Struggle With Along With Self-harm?
Depression , Suicidal thoughts ,Self Hatred/Loathing

6. Do You Think That You (as An Individual) Need Professional Help To Stop Self-harming?
No I will never allow myself to be admitted into a psychiatric ward again. They made me truly wish I were dead and my self harm increased exponentially not to mention I was confined with a dozen other people who were suicidal or self harmers like myself who gave me many new ideas for ways of hurting myself. I have done very well on my own for the past few months for staying SI free with only an occasional slip up even though I constantly think about it.

8. Does Anyone Know About Your Self Harm?
Some People May Have A Vague Idea Of Something, one girl who I used to talk to all the time though I still see all the time though I dont know if she still knows/thinks I do it and whoever sees this post.

9. How many years have/had you been self-harming?
About 3

10. If You Self-harm, Were You Abused Or Neglected (either As A Child Or Later In Life)?
No

11. Were you ever bullied?
No

12. Would you label yourself as emo?
No

13. Do others label you as emo?
IDK it would be the first I'm hearing of it.

14. What would you or others label you as?
I don't do Labels

15. What is your reaction when you see other people’s self-harm scars/cuts/marks? (choose all that apply)
I want to get to know them[I love meeting someone who also self harms and dosent mind/enjoys having a conversation about it] ,I wonder what they went through to feel that was a way out.

1. 15
2. trying to stop but mess up
3. cutting, purging
4. straight female
5. suicidal thoughts
6. yes, but i constantly slip up
8. yes, some friends and family
9. less than 1
10. no
11. no
12. labeled as goth/emo (i don't label myself)
15. i want to get to know them

Ill do this tomorrow when I'm on my computer.

1. How old were you when you started self-harming?

8-9

2. How often do you self-harm

Once a day/I am trying to stop

3. What method of self-harm do/did you primarily use?

Cutting and Burning

Interference with the healing of wounds

4. If You Self Harm What Sexual Orientation Are You?

Straight Female

5. Which Of These, If Any, Are Something You Struggle With Along With Self-harm?

EDNOS

Suicidal Ideas

6. Do You Think That You (as An Individual) Need Professional Help To Stop Self-harming?

No, I Have Stopped On My Own Though I Still Struggle Often And Sometimes Mess Up

7. Does Anyone Know About Your Self Harm?

Some People May Have A Vague Idea Of Something

8. How many years have/had you been self-harming?

10 or more years

9. If You Self-harm, Were You Abused Or Neglected (either As A Child Or Later In Life)?

Yes, I Was Emotionally, Physically And Sexually Abused

10. Were you ever bullied?

Yes, starting when I was 9 or 10. It has stopped since then.

11. Would you label yourself as emo?

No

12. Do others label you as emo?

Some people

13. What would you or others label you as? (chose all that apply)

Normal

14. What is your reaction when you see other people’s self-harm scars/cuts/marks? (choose all that apply)

I want to get to know them

I acknowledge them as someone who shares something in common with me

1)10-11
2)I have stopped, but was once a day
3) cutting
4) straight male
5) other
6) I have stopped on my own
8) only one person
9) less than one year
10)no
11)since before I was 8 and has stopped
11) at times
12) some people
13) goth emo punk nerd skater
14) interest

1) 13-14
2) i am trying to stop but before around once a day
3)cutting
4) Straight female
5) none of the above
6) not sure
8) 3 close friends
9)3 years
10) yes i was sexually abuse
11) yes since before 8 and has stopped
11 again) no
12) no
13) normal
14) sadness and interest