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Compulsive face picking

Compulsive face picking: Introduction

Compulsive face picking: A form of obsessive compulsive disorder where a person compulsively picks at the skin on their own face. 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 skin picking. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Compulsive face picking is available below.

Symptoms of Compulsive face picking

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Causes of Compulsive face picking

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Compulsive face picking: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Compulsive face picking

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Compulsive face picking: Rare Types

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More information about Compulsive face picking

  1. Compulsive face picking: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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