Posts Tagged: Trichotillomania

60 Reasons Why We Need BFRB Awareness

January 2, 2014 6:08 pm Published by 2 Comments

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB’s) is the term for a group of Obsessive- Compulsive and Related Disorders that describes someone who engages in a chronic behavior causing damage to oneself repetitively, often in order to feel psychological relief. These disorders are not yet well-known to the public which causes many roadblocks for sufferers who are seeking… Read more »

Dr Phil’s Obsessed and Over It

December 19, 2013 3:13 pm Published by 13 Comments

<<< CLICK HERE to watch the Excoriation segment of “Obsessed and Over It” >>>   As an episode of Dr. Phil was coming to a close yesterday, a commercial about 21 year old Samantha caught my eye; she is a skin picker who cannot stop “disfiguring” her face and body, according to the enthusiastic narrator… Read more »

BFRB Ribbons for Awareness Week!

September 15, 2013 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With support for Dermatillomania, Trichotillomania, and other BFRB’s expanding worldwide a new awareness ribbon that represents this community has been established! Not only do these green with blue ribbons help to raise more awareness, they help us all connect to each other “in the real world”. Just pin one on your backpack or on an… Read more »

TLC Conference 2013, Here I Come!

February 20, 2013 5:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This announcement is one I’ve been saving for months until it was confirmed. Now that it is… I’m one plane ticket booking away from attending the Trichotillomania Learning Center’s 2013 conference from April 19th- 21st! I took part in the 2011 conference, which celebrated their 20 year anniversary and let me tell you… it was… Read more »

Dr. Phil’s Slip of the Tongue

December 12, 2012 4:44 pm Published by 6 Comments

A few days ago, I sat down to watch a portion of Dr. Phil from the episode with Seth Rogan and Barbra Streisand, “Mama’s Boys”, to promote their new movie “Guilt Trip”. While this episode didn’t particularly interest me, I wanted to watch something for half an hour before heading to my chiropractic appointment. When… Read more »