"I Can't Stop Picking My Skin": Teenager With Compulsive Skin Picking Shares Experience To Raise Awareness
December 5, 2018
Have you ever heard about dermatillomania? Also known as compulsive skin picking, it causes a person to repetitively touch, pick, scratch, or dig at their own skin.
It affects up to 5% of the global population, with 75% affected being women. Emma Faith O’Heeron is among such people, and she wants to share her experience to raise awareness and encourage others to be comfortable in their own skin.