Tag: excoriation disorder

Dermatillomania: kicking the habit?

Afternoon from sunny England 🙂 If you read my last post, you’ll know that I struggle with compulsive skin-picking, predominantly focused on my thumbs. The only thing that stops me is to cover them with a plaster so I physically can’t pick at them. But these obviously aren’t very robust

Compulsive skin picking aka Dermatillomania

Evening everyone. Hope you’re all well 🙂 Yet another new topic in today’s blog post. Well, new in the sense that I’ve not spoken about it before; but I’ve had this particular issue for years. When I was younger, I’d pick the skin around my thumb and fingernails when I

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