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The #1 Misconception About Dermatillomania

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Awareness for dermatillomania and other body-focused repetitive behaviors (bfrbs) has magnified over the last decade. In 2013, the DSM 5 recognized compulsive skin picking as “excoriation disorder”, categorizing it under a new “obsessive-compulsive and related disorders” section in the mental health diagnostic manual. While efforts have gone a long way to inform a higher percentage […]

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DSM 5 Proposal Accepted!

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Finally! WE ARE IN THE DSM 5! Skin picking has been accepted in the Diagnostic Manual for mental disorders. This has been approved as of Dec. 1st, 2012.

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