Illness

Dermatillomania (Excoriation) in a Bikini

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

I have a condition called dermatillomania, an anxiety (and usually OCD) based disorder that is characterized by the inability to stop picking, prodding, scraping one’s own skin. I’ve talked about it before, but here’s a quick recap of it. I’ve gone through periods of my life where hours, meaning 4 or 5, were spent on… Continue reading Dermatillomania (Excoriation) in a Bikini

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VIDEO: Dermatillomania (Skin-Picking) in Pictures

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

Below is a video that I made of my skin-picking story, and pictures of my journey. I hope this sheds some light on a pretty shrouded disorder. The transcript is below it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBsi0C0SelE Hey everyone! My name is Olivia and I run a little blog called Millennial Girl Interrupted, the link to which you can… Continue reading VIDEO: Dermatillomania (Skin-Picking) in Pictures