Information about Dermatillomania / Skin Picking


Dermatillomania symptoms are characterized by a compulsive urge to pick at skin. Symptoms vary in the areas of body affected by the picking.

Interviews & lectures

SkinPick conducts and collects interviews with leading researchers and academics in the field of Compulsive Skin Picking


Related Disorders

Dermatillomania falls under few scopes of other disorders. It can be viewed both as a form of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), and as an impulse control disorder. Other disorders that fall under these categories share similar characteristics with Dermatillomania, but vary in the outward manifestation (symptoms).


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