TABLE 2

NSSI Depictions and Features

VariableProportion of Videos Present
Method
    Cutting64
    Burning10
    Hitting7
    Biting3
    Skin picking1
    Wound interference3
    Embedding10
Location
    Wrists and arms68
    Legs24
    Torso18
    Other19
Severity
    Low22
    Moderate27
    High13
  • Many videos had more than 1 NSSI method depicted; many also had more than 1 body location. The proportions above for methods and body location (of NSSI) refer to the total count across all videos collected (n = 100). The severity ratings refer to the overall NSSI depicted in each video. Note: 1 video was taken down by the user and could not be retrieved when coding.