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What is wrong with my daughter

my 7 year old bites scratches, and now stabs herself with objects. She says its because she get sad and she wants to see blood. I am super freaked out because during all my research, this is not typical of someone so young. Has anyone known of mentle illness starting so young? I am getting her into theripy, but I am so worried because I had a lot of these problems as a teen, and have diognosis of borderline personality disorder. She has never seen any odd behavior in me, but seems to be doing the same things.

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Asked by babyweight at 4:51 PM on Mar. 25, 2011 in Health

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  • I would take her to a psychiatrist....

    Answer by ArmyWifeAshlie at 5:11 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • psychiatrist.... like today!!


    Answer by Crafty26 at 5:20 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • ya today would be nice except, i have to get a referal from her doc. and its not an "emergency" I know she needs help, I am mainly wondering if there is anybody out there that has delt with this at such a young age.

    Comment by babyweight (original poster) at 5:24 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Sorry to say but your daughter needs HELP now. She is self mutilating herself for attention. It is a mental disorder and only therapy can help. Good luck!

    Answer by Apryl9 at 6:24 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Who said this isn't an emergency? The child is harming herself! In my book, that IS an emergency.

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 7:28 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • If your child is hurting herself, it's an emergency. She's so so young, don't risk it! Take her in immedietly, please.

    Answer by spastic_poodle at 11:21 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

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