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."
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