SELF-PUNISHMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 0 the act of inflicting pain on ourselves for a perceived bad deed. It is mainly occurred in the severe cases of depressive disorder. Patients with either Bipolar 1 or bipolar 2 do self-punishment. SELF-PUNISHMENT: "Self-punishment is form of self-mutilation." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) PAIN DRIVE ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) ANTISOCIAL REACTION REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-PUNISHMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-punishment/ (accessed December 2, 2021).