Skin-Picking Disorder: A Psychiatric Approach


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 This presentation involves the approach, by psychiatry, to diagnose and treat Skin-Picking (Excoriation) Disorder. Using DSM-5 criteria, the condition is diagnosed and the psychiatric differential diagnosis is reviewed. Finally, specific psychotherapies and psychopharmacology regimens are described. 
– Keywords.: Psychodermatology, Skin-Picking Disorder, Excoriation Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology