Self-Destructive Behavior: Signs, Causes & Effects


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Self-destructive behavior is any deliberate activity that _____.

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1. Which of the following signs is NOT an indicator of self-destructive behavior?

2. Self-destructive behavior is often caused by which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Self-destructive behavior can appear in a variety of ways and also impact a person's life. See what you know about its causes and effects by answering quiz/worksheet questions on points like a description of self-destructive behavior and some of its signs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics on self-destructive behavior will be covered:

  • One of its most common causes
  • Self-inflicted injury
  • Long-term effects

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define self-destructive behavior
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the most basic signs of behavior that's self-destructive and some of its the long-term effects
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding self-inflicted injury/injuries

Additional Learning

For more on the patterns of this type of behavior, try the lesson called Self-Destructive Behavior: Signs, Causes & Effects. You'll have the opportunity to cover these areas:

  • Lack of self-awareness from those engaging in self-destructive behavior
  • A low sense of self-worth
  • Hypersensitivity or emotional numbness
  • Physical effects of a negative attitude