Compulsive finger picking
Compulsive finger picking: Introduction
Compulsive finger picking: A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively picks at the skin on their fingers, especially around the nails. Sufferers can feel the pain they inflict on themselves but the feelings of gratification and stress relief prevent them from stopping. The severity and extent of damage to the skin is variable. Stress and anxiety can trigger the compulsive finger picking.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Compulsive finger picking is available below.
Symptoms of Compulsive finger picking
- Scarred skin on fingers
- Red skin on fingers
- Skin damage
- Bleeding fingers
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symptoms of Compulsive finger picking
Treatments for Compulsive finger picking
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Compulsive finger picking:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
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Causes of Compulsive finger picking
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Compulsive finger picking: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Compulsive finger picking
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
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Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to...read more »
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Compulsive finger picking: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Compulsive finger picking: Rare Types
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Compulsive finger picking: Broader Related Topics
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