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Dermatollomania (aka Skin Picking)

Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP), also called pathological skin picking, neurotic excoriation, or dermatillomania, is defined as the habitual picking of skin lesions or the excessive scratching, picking, or squeezing of otherwise healthy skin is a poorly understood disorder.

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PsychNet-UK Skin Picking Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.

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Compulsive Skin Picking - The primary characteristic of Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP) is the repetitive picking at one's own skin to the extent of causing damage. 3/5
Dermatillomania: Compulsive Skin Picking - What Is Compulsive Skin Picking? 3/5
Face & Skin Picking Support -This site was developed to give support to people with CSP. I did a search on the internet and couldn't really find any good comprehensive sites for support for CSP (I found alot for Trichotillomania, which are very helpful too, as these two afflictions are related). So, I decided to create my own. 3/5
  Howtostoppickingtips.com - Natural skin picking cessation and healing website and blog focusing on the Psychological, physical and emotional side of skin picking and teaching natural ways to be your own doctor and heal yourself from skin picking. 3/5
 
 
Skin Picking and Nail Biting: Related Habits - By Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. An Article. 3/5
Skin Pick - The Dermatillomania Centre. 3/5
Stop Picking On Me! - The website is for skin pickers: those who pick at their faces, pick at pimples, pick at cuticles, pick at split ends pick at in-grown hairs or pick at scabs. (It would address lip peeling and nail biting as well). The website addresses the problem of Compulsive and Self Injurious Skin Picking (SISP). 3/5
  The Dermatillomania Treatment Blog - Is a website founded by Adam Harriss, a compulsive skin picker, blogger, and writer. This blog share's much needed information on how he beat Dermatillomania and how others can too.Not Rated
Treating Dermatillomania, A Skin Picking Disorder With a Cure - An Article by Richard Rafferty. Not Rated
What is Dermatillomania? - Sometimes referred to as compulsive skin picking, dermatillomania is marked by the overwhelming compulsion to pick at one's own skin. 3/5
 
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Google Scholarly Articles on Skin Picking - Click Here Dermatollomania (aka Skin Picking)
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Wikipedia - Dermatollomania - Click Here
 
Recommended Book    
Psychodermatology: The Psychological Impact of Skin Disorders

 

Psychodermatology: The Psychological Impact of Skin Disorders


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