Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors

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Does anyone know who does AUTISM assessments for ADULTS in western NC, or east TN, or southwest VA?

<p>Does anyone know who does AUTISM assessments for ADULTS in western NC, or east TN, or southwest VA?</p>
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Nowhere to go from here

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Repetitive HUMMING while watching movies and TV?

<p>Repetitive HUMMING while watching movies and TV?</p>
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Success!

<p>Success!</p>
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BFRBs

<p>BFRBs</p>
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Co-Occurring Conditions

<p>Co-Occurring Conditions</p>
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Weird Rituals I Do With Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania has me do weird rituals with my hair-pulling. One thing I do is hoard my hair into clumps and then pull them apart, feeling the coarse texture then put it in the trash to then do the same thing but find it on my floor or dig up my trash can. I don’t know how many people have rituals like this with Trichotillomania, but I wanted to share to hopefully feel less alone.
#Trichotillomania #HairpullingDisorder #BodyFocusedRepetitiveBehaviors

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(New Beginnings)
Picking Past, Present, & Future

Just stumbled on this app (or website) because I started getting urges to Pick. I've been scrolling through for the last 10-15 minutes and I've been so encouraged already. It's hard to find people who can relate to my BFRB, especially because of its severity at my age, (16 in August).

I've been Picking since I was about 7. Being homeschooled for half of my adolescence, I was left alone a lot and spent hours a day tearing at my arms. In the last couple of years, it's spread to my chest, legs, and face. Paired with some physical health issues, the scars last twice as long and the scabs seem like they take weeks to heal (I've isolated scabs on a couple of occasions and recorded them taking such lengthy times to heal).

I'm back in brick and mortar school now, but that comes with a price too. I have to wear long sleeves, high collars, pants, beanies/hoods/hats, and wear my hair over half of my face (to cover my warzone of a forehead) so that I can hide my shame. This is all fine in the winter months or on rainy days, but when it is 30-35C (86-95F) for most of the year, it sucks.

I don't have as strong of an urge now so I'm going to try and do some other activities before bed. I have a book project due tomorrow, (that I thought was due next Wednesday), and I haven't even finished the book. If I can make it through this with a little less Picking than during other very stressful situations, I will count it as a success. #ExcoriationSkinPickingDisorder #ObsessiveCompulsiveandRelatedDisorders #BodyFocusedRepetitiveBehaviors #Dermatillomania #Anxiety

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Chewed the inside of my lips so bad I can't eat hot food, can yll share tips on how to stop? I tried chewing gum

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