The Skin Picking Impact Project: phenomenology, interference, and treatment utilization of pathological skin picking in a population-based sample.

@article{Tucker2011TheSP,
  title={The Skin Picking Impact Project: phenomenology, interference, and treatment utilization of pathological skin picking in a population-based sample.},
  author={Benjamin T P Tucker and Douglas W. Woods and Christopher A. Flessner and Shana Anne Franklin and Martin E. Franklin},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          88-95
        }
}
The current study examined the characteristics of pathological skin picking (PSP) in a population-based sample. Participants were recruited through several online resources for PSP and related conditions to complete a web-based survey assessing the functional and topographical phenomenology, physical and psychosocial impact, treatment utilization, and associated psychopathology of PSP. A total of 1663 participants consented, of whom 760 were over 18 and met study criteria for PSP. Results… CONTINUE READING
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