A 47-year-old member asked:
i think i might have dermatillomania. what should i do?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: This is an impulse control disorder and can lead to mutilation from chronic skin picking. I recommend either a psychologic or a psychiatric evaluation for accurate assessment. A treatment plan can be developed if it is confirmed that you do have dermatillomania.
Answered on Mar 30, 2014
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