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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2024, 6(2); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2024.060210.

A Review of Interpersonal Factors Influencing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Behavior in Adolescents


Tianjia Zhang, Hongxia Li

Corresponding Author:
Tianjia Zhang

College of Educational Science, Bohai University, Jinzhou, China


Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) significantly jeopardizes the healthy development of adolescents. Grounded in the interpersonal perspective, this paper systematically reviews the influence of interpersonal factors on adolescent NSSI. Existing research is categorized into three dimensions: parent-child relationships, peer relationships, and teacher-student relationships. To promote the healthy development of adolescents, a three-pronged mechanism has been established to prevent self-injurious behavior. This mechanism focuses on the family, the school, and collaboration between the two, aiming to clarify the pathways through which their influence can help adolescents in need.


non-suicidal self-injury; adolescents; interpersonal relationships; influencing factors; mental health education

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Tianjia Zhang, Hongxia Li. A Review of Interpersonal Factors Influencing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Behavior in Adolescents. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 2: 57-63. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2024.060210.


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