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lundi, 27 novembre 2017

Your Compulsive Nail Biting Might Mean You’re a Perfectionist

Your friend’s habit is considered a body-focused repetitive disorder, alongside the likes of trichotillomania (hair pulling) and dermatillomania (skin picking). “All of these disorders involve a hand, and all of them are, to some extent, automatic and out of control,” says Kieron O’Connor, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Montreal and director of the OCD Spectrum Study Center, Research Center of the Montreal Mental Health University Institute.

 

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