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According to Angela Hartlin's support website, Body- Focused Repetitive Behaviours (BFRB’s) “is an umbrella term for any chronic behaviour that causes a person to consistently cause physical damage to oneself unintentionally through a compulsive act in order to relieve anxiety.
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Liz Atkin is a London-based visual artist who has been challenged by skin picking disorder for more than 20 years. She spoke to BBC radio’s Felicity Finch (interview starts at 35:15 into the recording) about her disorder and the impact her art has had on her journey to recovery.
Body-Focussed Repetitive Behaviours (BFRBs) such as dermatillomania (skin-picking) and trichotillomania (hair-pulling) are common disorders, but are largely undiagnosed. As a result people who have these conditions suffer alone, ashamed, and in silence.