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INVESTIGATION OF UNHEALTHY BEHAVIOURS IN RELATION TO PIERC ING APPLICATION

This has undergone resurgence in recent years, but overall figures for prevalence vary worldwide. Piercing tends to be more common in women than men with up to a third of piercings being self-inflicted.

The main causes of this wide spread of piercing, can probably be found in cultural commercialism spread by the media, that comes along with a significant alteration in sym- bolic function, which suggests that such body modification, does not necessarily mean the integration to a certain subculture anymore.

The reasons for piercing can vary. Some people have body piercing for religious or political reasons while some others for self – expression.

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