SELF-PUNISHMENT

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-PUNISHMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-punishment/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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