Posts Tagged: book

Resource Review: Sandy Rosenblatt’s “Doesn’t It Hurt?…”

July 8, 2019 3:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Similar to the Project Dermatillomania series, Doesn’t It Hurt? Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers by Sandy Rosenblatt is a compilation of real stories from people who have trichotillomania. As suggested in the title of this anthology, trichotillomania is a disorder that causes a person to pull out their hair compulsively. In the last diagnostic manual… Read more »

Resource Review: Laura Barton’s “Project Dermatillomania: Written on Our Skin”

September 12, 2017 1:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In being the second title in the series, Project Dermatillomania: Written on Our Skin (PD2) provides a vivid look into the lives of many women who have Excoriation Disorder (aka “Dermatillomania”). The 116 pages of this collective includes poems, personal stories, and artwork that conveys the severity of this often misunderstood disorder while providing intimate… Read more »

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 »