Posts By: Skin Picking Support (Angela)

Resource Review: Laura Barton’s “Project Dermatillomania: The Stories Behind Our Scars”

July 2, 2014 5:52 pm Published by 1 Comment

Compiled by Laura Barton, Project Dermatillomania: The Stories Behind Our Scars is an easy yet gripping read containing 11 stories of people with Excoriation Disorder who met each other through the Facebook group Dermatillomania Awareness. This book is simplified only in terms of reading level, but certainly not in content. If you are one of… Read more »

Resource Review: Annette Pasternak’s “Skin Picking: The Freedom to Finally Stop”

January 15, 2014 7:38 pm Published by 2 Comments

Last year, I had the honor of being interviewed by Annette Pasternak, a holistic health coach who is in recovery from Dermatillomania. With the brunt of her formal education being in chemistry (even acquiring a doctorate), her collective approach to combating her skin picking disorder has been an eye-opener for the community. Unlike certain scammers… Read more »

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 »