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Behavior, Parenting and Discipline > Body Focused Repetitive Disorders (hair pulling, nail biting, skin picking)

Body Focused Repetitive Disorders (hair pulling, nail biting, skin picking)

Body focused repetitive disorders (BFRD) include hair pulling, nail biting, and skin picking. These can be very frustrating for the child and family.

Dr Stuppy has written about BFRD and its treatments along with links to outside resources in Treatments for hair pulling (trichotillomania) and other body focused repetitive behaviors. Updated with information on why Dr. Stuppy recommends purchasing this at Swanson Vitamins.

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