BODY FOCUSED REPETITIVE BEHAVIOURS (BFRBs)

Body Focused Repetitive Behaviour (BFRB) is a term that describes a group of conditions characterized by excessive and repetitive self-grooming behaviours, resulting in damage or physical injury.

Common BFRBs

Other BFRBs

  • Nail biting
  • Cheek biting
  • Lip biting

Some individuals experience more than one type of BFRB. When these behaviours cause noticeable hair loss or skin damage, or to the degree of impairment (including avoidance), it may be time to seek professional help.

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