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Our free self monitoring app featured on the canadian BFRB blog
http://www.canadianbfrb.org/2016/12/02/skinpick-coms-new-self-monitoring-app/
One of the keys to managing excoriation disorder is knowing when, how often, and what causes the behaviour. SkinPick.com's new app can help.
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Liz Atkin continues to make waves for #dermatillomania through art, this time involving the public and we love it!
http://sino.co.uk/news/article/have-you-seen-a-discarded-evening-standard-covered-in-art-on-the-tube
Liz Atkin has been drawing with charcoal for two years, this art has become an important part of her daily life, and her commute. Taking the abandoned
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Children can sense when all is not well.
http://www.skinpick.com/explain-skin-picking-to-your-kids
Skin picking disorder may affect as many as 1 in 20 people. Although it occurs in both men and women, research suggests that skin picking disorder occurs much more often in women. Skin picking can begin in childhood or adulthood. Alhtough not classified as addicition, the irresistable urge to engage in skin picking can be as inhibiting as having an addiction. In the past, addiction used to refer just to psychoactive substances that cross the bloo...
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UW graduates run startup to manage trichotillomania with tech
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Hypnotherapy has shown great results for many skin pickers
http://www.skinpick.com/hypnotherapy-skin-picking
The first step in treating dermatillomania, like any other psychological disorder, is to acknowledge thet there is a problem and that you need help to address it. Research on treatment of dermatillomania and other body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) is limited. Although there is no definitive cure, there are a lot of treatment options recommended. Some may not work for you as much as they work for others. The trick is to find something that...
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Many people pick at their skin once in a while, but sometimes it crosses the line into a condition called skin picking disorder (excoriation). Picking at the skin can become so frequent and intense that it causes bleeding, sores, and scars. Some people with this disorder repeatedly scratch to try to remove what they see as some kind of imperfection in their skin. If you compulsively pick your skin to the point that you hurt yourself in the proces...
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The advance of medical research for compulsive skin picking has played a major role in the discovering of new treatment options. However these options tend to be centred around the traditional psychological therapeutic modalities. Skin picking disorder has no known definitive cause and therefore treatment, and is so unique from person to person, we should consider alternative therapies as well. One such therapy is brain gym.  What is Brain Gym? T...
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Article about our Free skinpick monitoring app on stop skin picking coach blog
http://www.stopskinpickingcoach.com/app-to-monitor-skin-picking/
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A bloggers account of how they overcame skin picking
http://www.skinpick.com/finally-stop-picking
Who is Blake Sullivan? Blake Sullivan isn't a celebrity, but has achieved something that you admire far greater than any movie Holywood accolade. Why? Because you are here reading this article because compulsive skin picking is a harsh reality that you or someone you care about struggles with. Blake is also a writer for The Greatist and shared the journey of becoming pick free through the online magazine platform, sharing these tips for others wh...
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Happy New Year! Here are some tips to help you stop picking in the year ahead. Best wishes to all!
http://www.skinpick.com/tips-to-stop-picking-your-skin
Everyone dealing with compulsive skin picking faces huge challenges of constantly picking their skin. For most dealing with compulsive skin picking, the primary trigger is stress. Stress at work, stress at home – whenever you feel anxiety, fear or worry, you’re more likely to indulge in the compulsive behaviour. Unfortunately, skin picking does nothing to relieve the stress and ultimately just adds to it. A big part of skin picking treatment and ...
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If the documentary "Borderline" seems like a deeply personal film, that's because director knows the subject matter all too well.
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Online Dermatillomania Center - Help and Support for People Who Suffer from Compulsive Skin Picking
Introduction
This place is for people who have Dermatillomania (Skin Picking). You can find comprehensive information about the disorder, participate in the community and find treatment.