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can you tell me some tips for treating dermatillomania ocd ?

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Dr. Daniel Sternberg
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
Skin picking problem: Dermatillomania is a skin picking disorder. If you know that this is dermatillomania ocd, consult with a psychiatrist first.Then consider consulting with a mental health specialist who specializes in treatment for this problem. Help is available, and the most important thing is to have compassion for the one with this problem, especially if shame happens to enter the picture. And do something now!
Answered on Oct 4, 2015
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