Online tool to assess the sevirity of your skin picking behaviors.Click Here...
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If you're a licensed mental health professional, and you have experience in treating the excoriation disorder, this section is for you.Click Here
In this clip we see an excoriation disorder sufferer, Angela Hartlin, who has come to terms with the effect that her condition is having on her body.
What is dermatology? Dermatology is a branch of medicine that specializes in keeping the skin healthy and treating diseases related to the skin. It also tackles diagnosis, treatment and maintenance related to the nails, hair and mucous membranes.
Skin picking disorder is a poorly understood medical condition. This serious mental health condition, categorized as a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) causes the person to compulsively pick at the skin, often causing damage.
Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP) Disorder or excoriation disorder is a very lonely condition. Most people who have CSP are not even aware that they have a medically recognized clinical condition.
Dermatillomania, also known as excoriation disorder is characterized by the repetitive picking of ones skin despite the harm and damage it causes to the skin. Many people view this as just a bad habit, but for many it extends far beyond that, such that it causes in impairment in daily function.