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V. The act of inflicting wounds upon oneself often to deal with overwhelming stress/trauma/ect; a form of self-injury/mutilation.

It is often associated with depression and emo music, and has become a bit of a "fad" with people today.

It often becomes an addiction due to the brain associating it with realease from stress, trauma, tension, ect.
Jaimie was molested when she was a child and the trauma has caused her to begin cutting.
by the bleeding_beauty July 22, 2005

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