Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can present in as many as a quarter of patients in dermatology clinics, the ACD ASM was told. Professor Chee Ng, Healthscope Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne, said body-focused repetitive behaviours such as excoriation disorder and trichotillomania could lead to significant distress, shame and embarrassment. He said repeated picking ...
Hair & nails
Mental health issues more than skin deep
By Mardi Chapman
5 Jun 2019