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Old 06-12-2018, 12:29 AM   #1
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I think this may be ocd but not sure. I have been picking at my scalp and bringing blood to it. I also search my body for anything that feels like something I could pick and pick at those things till they bleed and when they scab I keep pulling scabs off. I know this is not a good thing to do to heal these things.
Anyone else heard of this or do this?
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Old 06-12-2018, 03:34 PM   #2
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I believe this is what is referred to as dermatillomania. Here's a link to a YouTube video by family therapist, Kati Morton, on the subject:

https://youtu.be/ieSBwEzbe-s

Also, here's a link to an "Ask the Therapist" column, from PsychCentral's archives, where a person wrote in asking about her struggle with skin picking:

https://psychcentral.com/ask-the-the...rmatillomania/

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