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Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)

Body focused repetitive behaviors are recurrent destructive behaviors directed towards the body. They include hair pulling, skin picking, and nail biting.

  • Beating body-focused repetitive behaviors: a two-pronged approach – Simon Rego
  • Roberts, S., O’Connor, K., & Bélanger, C. (2013). Emotion regulation and other psychological models for body-focused repetitive behaviors. Clinical Psychology Review, 33(6), 745-762.
  • Sarah H, M., Hana F, Z., Hilary E, D., & Martin E, F. (2013). Habit reversal training in trichotillomania: guide for the clinician. Expert review of neurotherapeutics, 13(9), 1069-1077.

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