A Corpus Linguistic Analysis of Public Reddit Blog Posts on Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

2 Feb 2019Mandy M. GreavesCass Dykeman

While non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is not a new phenomenon, there is still a limited yet little is still known about understanding of the behavior, the intent behind the behavior and what the individuals themselves say about their behavior. This study collected pro-NSSI public blog posts from Reddit on pro-NSSI and analyzed the content linguistically using LIWC software, in order to examine the use of NSSI specific words, linguistic properties and the psychological linguistic properties... (read more)

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