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My thoughts on hypnosis, habit reversal, and CBIT

As it happens, hypnosis and habit reversal are more alike than different.  Both are behavioral approaches.  Both involve having patients be able to identify the premonitory urge before a tic occurs.  And, although in habit reversal the goal is to

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Skin-Picking, Hair-Pulling, and Nail-Biting

The above conditions are also known as body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). Individuals with these problems often feel embarrassed, frustrated, and discouraged. Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs) include: Skin-picking (dermatotillomania) Hair-pulling (trichotillomania) Nail-biting (Onychophagia) Sometimes these behaviors are due to:

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