Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors and Treatment Options

Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors and Treatment Options

According to the TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, the term body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) describes a group of behaviors thought to be related to anxiety disorders, impulse control disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The behaviors can include hair pulling, skin picking, nail-biting, knuckle cracking, and tooth grinding, to name some. Treatment OptionsThe question of why people engage in these repetitive behaviors has challenged mental health...[ read more ]