Trichotillomania, Dermatillomania and the Autism link, part 2

 I'm on a bit of a roll. 

My attention has been captured and I feel excited to share my ideas.

I wrote a follow up piece to yesterday's post on Trichotillomania, Dermatillomania and the possible connection to the Autism Spectrum Disorder.

This article talks more about stimming which is a characteristic of autism and presents in various ways such as repetitive movements, rocking, pacing, head-banging, clapping, making sounds etc.

It is my belief that compulsive hair pulling and skin-picking could be a stimming behaviour and therefore associated with autism, especially when other characteristics of the disorder are present.

If you are interested in reading more please read the full piece here.


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