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21 Possible Causes for Dermatillomania

  • Trichotillomania

    Up until then, trichotillomania had been considered an impulse-control disorder; dermatillomania wasn’t included at all.[statnews.com] .” — Facebook user Lauren Vaught “I’ve had dermatillomania almost my entire life and it’s terrible. And don’t even ask me me ‘Why can’t you just stop?’[medcitynews.com] . — Zahra Barnes, SELF, "Here's How Stress Actually Impacts Your Skin," 14 May 2018 Dermatillomania is classified as one of several body-focused repetitive behaviors—a category[merriam-webster.com]

  • Eating Disorder

    Sometimes I feel ashamed of my Dermatillomania and Dermatophagia.[bfrb.org] Another disorder, known as dermatillomania , the act of picking at one's skin, can sometimes accompany dermatophagia.[research.omicsgroup.org] Another disorder, known as dermatillomania, the act of picking at one's skin, can sometimes accompany dermatophagia .[diki.pl]

  • Anxiety Disorder

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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    […] generalized anxiety disorder, anorexia nervosa, social anxiety disorder, bulimia nervosa, Tourette syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dermatillomania[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Perforated Nasal Septum

    I have struggled with dermatillomania since I was a child but only realized it had a name, and was something others struggle with, within the last two years.[themighty.com] Dermatillomania is a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB). I remember I was at a dermatologist having a regular mole scan done for any skin irregularities.[themighty.com]

  • Chronic Anxiety

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  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    This case of a 65-year-old male with dermatillomania, diffuse anxiety symptoms, and avoidant personality disorder (PD) illustrates the interference of attention-deficit hyperactivity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dermatillomania is characterized by excessive and repeated skin picking sufficient to damage cutaneous tissue, but with no underlying dermatological disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disorder of the Globe

    Her self-published book from 2009, Forever Marked: A Dermatillomania Diary, can be ordered through the site.[theglobeandmail.com] Skin picking, or dermatillomania as it's formally known, was long considered an offshoot of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).[theglobeandmail.com] Richter said the exact cause of dermatillomania isn't known, but it occurs more in families with a history of OCD spectrum disorders, suggesting there is a complex genetic[theglobeandmail.com]

  • Anxiety Neurosis

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  • Dermatillomania

    Skin-picking disorder, also referred to as excoriation disorder or dermatillomania, is believed to affect as many as one in 20 people.[theguardian.com] For me, a day in the life with dermatillomania starts at night.[headspace.com] Who tends to suffer with dermatillomania? According to Dr.[refinery29.com]

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