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People who compulsively pick their skin suffer varying degrees of severity of the behaviour. For some it may entail light scratching or popping of pimples, while others pick at their skin until it bleeds.
BFRBs, or body-focussed repetitive behaviors is an umbrella term for impulsive pathological grooming behaviours including hair pulling and skin picking.
He goes under the blog name Bleachnjam. He’s not a doctor or a therapist or indeed any type of professional that assists with Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours (BFRB’s), but those who suffer with the disorders are the experts when it comes to understanding how to respond to someone who picks.
On a recently released you-tube video, a member of the board of the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC), Dana Flores, shared some tools she uses to curb her skin picking, a disorder she has suffered from since the age of twelve or thirteen.
Excoriation disorder can be an overhwelming emotional burden on the individual struggling with the disorder. It is not only the shame and ebarrassment caused by the effects of continuous picking on the skin, but also the guilt around the act of picking itself.