The X Factor judge, 19, has generally been candid about what caused her to check into treatment in late 2010 for 'emotional and physical issues'.
"There were times I felt so anxious, almost like I was crawling out of my skin that if I didn't do something physical to match the way I felt inside, I would explode," Lovato said. "I cut myself to take my mind off that.
I just didn't care what happened. I had no fear." Luckily, the former Disney star has been making positive strides on a daily basis. "I make time for myself and meditate.
I've spent the past two years getting over an eating disorder and issues like self-harming and bipolar disorder. I have to work on this stuff every day. I'm reminded of that whenever I eat or feel down."