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  • BROCQ, L. (1898). L’acné excoriée des jeunes filles et son traitement. Extrait de la Revue générale de Clinique et de Thérapeutique (journal des Praticiens) 12: 193–197


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  • KOO, J. (1995).  The psychosocial impact of acne: Patients’ perceptions. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Volume 32, Number 5, Part 3


  • Madhulika A. Gupta, MD, FRCPC, a and Aditya K. Gupta, MD, FRCPC (1996). Psychodermatology : An update. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Volume 34, Number 6
  • MADHULIKA A. GUPTA, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., ADITYA K. GUPTA., M.D., F.R.C.P.C., NICHOLAS J. SCHORK, M.A. (1996). Psychological Factors Affecting Self-Excoriative Behavior in Women With Mild-to-Moderate Facial Acne Vulgaris. Psychosomatics; 37:127-130


  • KOBLENZER, C. (1997). Psychodermatology of Women. Clinics in Dermatology, 15:227-141


  • Tanya L. Hanstock, John F. O’Mahony (2002). Perfectionism, acne and appearance concerns. Personality and Individual Differences 32 (2002) 1317–1325


  •  David J Castle,  Katharine A Phillips, and  Raymond G Dufresne Jr (2004). Body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic dermatology: more than skin deep. J Cosmet Dermatol ; 3(2): 99–103.


  • Michael P. Twohig, Steven C. Hayes, Akihiko Masuda. A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for chronic skin picking. Behaviour Research and Therapy 44 (2006) 1513–1522.
  •  Jon E. Grant, J.D., M.D., William Menard, B.A., and  Katharine A. Phillips, M.D. Pathological skin picking in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2006 ; 28(6): 487–493.


  • Christopher A Flessner, Suzanne Mouton-Odum PhD, Allison J Stocker MD, Nancy J Keuthen PhD (2007). Internet-based treatment for self-injurious skin picking. Dermatology Online Journal 13 (4): 3


  •  Neziroglu, F., Rabinowitz, D., Breytman, A., Jacofsky, M. Skin Picking Phenomenology and severity Comparison. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;10(4)
  • Brian L. Odlaug, B.A., Jon E. Grant, J.D., M.D., M.P.H. Clinical characteristics and medical complications of pathologic skin picking. General Hospital Psychiatry 30 (2008) 61–66


  • Stephania L. Hayes, Eric A. Storch, Lissette Berlanga. Skin picking behaviors: An examination of the prevalence and severity in a community sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 23 (2009) 314–319.
  • Jamie Feusner, M.D., Emily Hembacher, B.A., and  Katharine A. Phillips, M.D. The Mouse Who Couldn’t Stop Washing: Pathologic Grooming in Animals and Humans. CNS Spectr. 2009 September ; 14(9): 503–513.
  • Diya F. Mutasim, MD, and Brian B. Adams, MD, MPH. The psychiatric profile of patients with psychogenic excoriation. J Am Acad Dermatol 2009;61:611-3
  • DAVID R. SPIEGEL, MD, AND LINDSEY FINKLEA, MD. The Recognition and Treatment of Pathological Skin Picking: A Potential Neurobiological Underpinning of the Efficacy of Pharmacotherapy in Impulse Control Disorders. Psychiatry (Edgemont) 2009;6(2):38–42
  • Cinthia Janine Meira Alves; Antônio Carlos Ceribelli Martelli; Renata Bilion Ruiz Prado; Mariane da Silva Fonseca. Variability of psychological diagnosis in patients with psychogenic excoriation. An Bras Dermatol. 2009;84(5):534-7.


  • Jon E. Grant, Brian L. Odlaug, Suck Won Kim. A clinical comparison of pathologic skin picking and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry 51 (2010) 347–352.
  •  Jon E. Grant, J.D., M.D., M.P.H.a,  Brian L. Odlaug, B.A.,  Samuel R. Chamberlain, M.D., Ph.D.b, and  Suck Won Kim, M.Da. A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Lamotrigine for Pathologic Skin Picking: Treatment Efficacy and Neurocognitive Predictors of Response. J Clin Psychopharmacol . 2010 August ; 30(4): 396–403.
  • Mohammad Jafferany, MD, Farhat Shireen, MD, and Ali Ibrahim, MD. An Open-Label Trial of Topiramate in the Treatment of Skin Picking in Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2010; 12(2)
  • Ivar Snorrason, Jakob Smari, Ragnar P. O´ lafsson. Emotion regulation in pathological skin picking: Findings from a non-treatment seeking sample. J. Behav. Ther. & Exp. Psychiat. 41 (2010) 238–245
  • Brian L. Odlaug, Samuel R. Chamberlain, Jon E. Grant. Motor inhibition and cognitive flexibility in pathologic skin picking. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 34 (2010) 208–211
  • Brian L. Odlaug, Suck Won Kim, Jon E. Grant. Quality of life and clinical severity in pathological skin picking and trichotillomania. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 24 (2010) 823–829
  • Nancy J. Keuthena, Lorrin M. Koranb, Elias Aboujaoudeb, Michael D. Largec, Richard T. Serped. The prevalence of pathologic skin picking in US adults. Comprehensive Psychiatry 51 (2010) 183–186


  • Jon E. Grant, Brian L. Odlaug, Samuel R. Chamberlain. A cognitive comparison of pathological skin picking and trichotillomania. Journal of Psychiatric Research 45 (2011) 1634e1638.
  • Ívar Snorrason, Jakob Smári, Ragnar P. Ólafsson. Motor Inhibition, Reflection Impulsivity, and Trait Impulsivity in Pathological Skin Picking. Behavior Therapy 42 (2011) 521–532
  • Kathrin Schuck, Ger P.J. Keijsers, Mike Rinck. The effects of brief cognitive-behaviour therapy for pathological skin picking: A randomized comparison to wait-list control. Behaviour Research and Therapy 49 (2011) 11e17.
  • Benjamin T.P. Tucker, Douglas W. Woods, Christopher A. Flessnerb, Shana A. Franklia, Martin E. Franklin. The Skin Picking Impact Project: Phenomenology, interference, and treatment utilization of pathological skin picking in a population-based sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 25 (2011) 88–95.
  •  Holly R. Robertson, Guoping Feng. Transgenic Mouse Models of Childhood Onset Psychiatric Disorders. Child Psychol Psychiatry . 2011 April ; 52(4): 442–475.


  • Steffen Moritz, SusanneFricke, Andra´s Treszl, Charlotte E.Wittekind. Do it yourself! Evaluation of self-help habit reversal training versus decoupling in pathological skin picking: A pilot study. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 1 (2012) 41–47.
  • Ivar Snorrason, Emily L. Belleau, Douglas W. Woods. How related are hair pulling disorder (trichotillomania) and skin picking disorder ? A review of evidence for comorbidity, similarities and shared etiology. Clinical Psychology Review 32 (2012) 618–629.
  • Kathrin Schuck, Ger Keijsers, Mike Rinck. Implicit processes in pathological skin picking: Responses to skin irregularities predict symptom severity and treatment susceptibility. J. Behav. Ther. & Exp. Psychiat. 43 (2012) 685e691.
  • Efaza Umar Siddiqui, Syed Saad Naeem, Haider Naqvi and Bilal Ahmed. Prevalence of body-focused repetitive behaviors in three large medical colleges of karachi: a cross-sectional study. Siddiqui et al. BMC Research Notes 2012, 5:614.
  • Laurent MISERY, Myriam CHASTAING2, Sylviane TOUBOUL, Valérie CALLOT, Martine SCHOLLHAMMER, Paul YOUNG, Nathalie FETON-DANOU, Sabine DUTRAY and the French Psychodermatology Group. Psychogenic Skin Excoriations: Diagnostic Criteria, Semiological Analysis and Psychiatric Profiles. Acta Derm Venereol 2012; 92: 416–418.
  • GEORGANN ANETAKIS POULOS, MD; LANA ALGHOTHANI, BS; SETH BENDO, MD; MATTHEW J. ZIRWAS, MD. Neurotic Excoriations : A Diagnosis of Exclusion. Journal of clinical Aesthetic Dermatology, 2012, Vol. 5, number 2.
  • Lucas Lovatoa, Ygor Arzeno Ferrão, Dan J. Stein, Roseli G. Shavitt, Leonardo F. Fontenelle, Analise Vivan, Eurípedes Constantino Miguel, Aristides Volpato Cordioli. Skin picking and trichotillomania in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry 53 (2012) 562–568.
  • Thomas G. Adams Jr. The unique roles of affect and impulsivity in the prediction of skin picking severity. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 1 (2012) 138–143.


  •  Daniel I. Kim, Roger C. Garrison, Gary Thompson. A near fatal case of pathological skin picking. Am J Case Rep, 2013; 14: 284-287.
  •  Jennifer Burris, MS, RD; William Rietkerk, MD, MBA; Kathleen Woolf, PhD, RD, FACSM. Acne: The Role of Medical Nutrition Therapy. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013;113:416-430.
  • Sarah Roberts, Kieron O’Connor, Claude Bélanger. Emotion regulation and other psychological models for body-focused repetitive behaviors. Clinical Psychology Review 33 (2013) 745–762.
  • Bethany L. Gelinas, Michelle M.Gagnon. Pharmacological and psychological treatments of pathological skin-picking: A preliminary meta-analysis. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 2 (2013) 167–175.
  • Angelo Picardi, MD, Ilaria Lega, MD, Emanuele Tarolla, MD. Suicide risk in skin disorders. Clinics in Dermatology (2013) 31, 47–56.
  • Uwe Gieler, Sylvie G. Consoli, Lucía Tomas -Arag ones, Dennis M. Linder, Gregor B. E. Jemec, Françoise Poo, Jacek C. Szepiet owski, John De Korte, Klaus-Michael Taube, Andrey Lvov and Silla M. Consoli. Self-Inflicted Lesions in Dermatology: Terminology and Classification – A Position Paper from the European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry (ESDaP). Acta Derm Venereol 2013; 93: 4–12.
  •  Brian L. Odlaug, M.P.H,  Katherine Lust, Ph.D., M.P.H.,  Liana R.N. Schreiber, B.A.,  Gary, Christenson, M.D.,  Katherine Derbyshire, B.S., and  Jon E. Grant, J.D., M.D., M.P.H. Skin Picking Disorder in University Students: Health Correlates and Gender Differences. Gen Hosp Psychiatry . 2013 March ; 35(2): 168–173.


  • Vera Leibovici, M.D., Sari Murad, M.D., Rena Cooper-Kazaz, M.D., Tamar Tetro, M.D., Nancy J Keuthen, Ph.D., Noa Hadayer, M.D., Tali Czarnowicki, M.D., Brian L. Odlaug, M.P.H. Excoriation (skin picking) disorder in Israeli University students : prevalence and associated mental health correlates. General Hospital Psychiatry 36 (2014) 686–689.
  • Zachary LaBrot, Brad A. Dufrene, Emily Ness, Rachel Mitchell. Functional assessment and treatment of trichotillomania and skin-picking: A case study. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (2014) 257–264.
  • Edith Orion, MD, Ronni Wolf, MD. Psychologic consequences of facial dermatoses. Clinics in Dermatology (2014) 32, 767–771.


  • Annerine Roosa, Jon E. Grantb, Jean-Paul Fouchea, Dan J. Stein, Christine Lochner. A comparison of brain volume and cortical thickness in excoriation (skin picking) disorder and trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder) in women. Behavioural Brain Research 279 (2015) 255–258.
  • Matthew R. Capriotti, Laura J. Ely, Ivar Snorrason, Douglas W. Woods. Acceptance-Enhanced Behavior Therapy for Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder in Adults: A Clinical Case Series. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 22 (2015) 230-239.
  • Jon E.Grant, Eric Leppink, Samuel Chamberlain. Body focused repetitive behavior disorders and perceived stress: Clinical and cognitive associations. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsiveand Related Disorders 5 (2015) 82–86.
  • Elen C.B. Oliveira, Eric W. Leppink, Katherine L. Derbyshire, Jon E. Grant. Excoriation disorder: Impulsivity and its clinical associations. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 30 (2015) 19–22.
  • Vera Leibovici, Lorrin M. Koran, Sari Mura, Ihab Siama, Brian L. Odlaug, Uri Mandelkorn, Vera Feldman-Weisz, Nancy J. Keuthen. Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder in adults: a cross-cultural survey of Israeli Jewish and Arab samples. Comprehensive Psychiatry xx (2015) xxx–xxx.
  • Elen C.B. Oliveira, Eric W. Leppink, Katherine L. Derbyshire, Jon E. Grant.  Excoriation disorder: Impulsivity and its clinical associations. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 30 (2015) 19–22.
  • Jon E.Granta, SarahA.Redden, EricW.Leppink, BrianL.Odlaug. Skin picking disorder with co-occurring body dysmorphic disorder. Body Image 15 (2015) 44–48.
  • Sarah Roberts, Kieron O’Connor, Frederick Aardema, Claude Belanger. The impact of emotions on body-Focused repetitive behaviors: Evidence from a non-treatment-seeking sample. J. Behav. Ther. & Exp. Psychiat. 46 (2015) 189e197.


  • Robert R. Selles, M.A., Joseph F. Mc Guire, Ph.D., Brent J. Small, Ph.D., Eric A. Storch, Ph.D. A systematic review and meta-analysis of psychiatric treatments for excoriation (skin-picking) disorder. General Hospital Psychiatry 41 (2016) 29–37.
  •  Brian L. Odlaug, Adam Hampshire, Samuel R. Chamberlain and Jon E. Grant. Abnormal brain activation in excoriation (skin-picking) disorder: evidence from an executive planning fMRI study. The British Journal of Psychiatry (2016) 208, 168–174.
  •  Andrea Pozza, Nicoletta Giaquinta, Davide Dèttore. Borderline, avoidant, sadistic personality traits and emotion dysregulation predict different pathological skin picking subtypes in a community sample. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2016:12 1861–1867.
  • Poot, F. (2016). Les lésions cutanées auto-provoquées : classification et traitement.
  • Jon E. Grant, Sarah A. Redden, Eric W. Leppink, Brian L. Odlaug, Samuel R.Chamberlain. Psychosocial dysfunction associated with skin picking disorder and trichotillomania. PsychiatryResearch 239 (2016) 68–71.
  • Katarzyna Prochwicza, Alina Kałużna-Wielobób, Joanna Kłosowska. Skin picking in a non-clinical sample of young Polish adults. Prevalence and characteristics. Comprehensive Psychiatry 71 (2016) 77–85.


  • Michael D. Harries, Samuel R. Chamberlain, Sarah A. Redden, Brian L. Odlaug, Austin W. Blum, Jon E. Grant. A structural MRI study of excoriation (skin-picking) disorder and its relationship to clinical severity. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging 269 (2017) 26–30.
  • Prof. Dr méd. Dr sc. nat. Alexander A. Navarini, Prof. Dr méd. Undine E. Lang. Acné excoriée des jeunes filles ou dermatillomanie. Swiss Médical Forum – Forum Médical Suisse, 2017;17(7):161–164.
  • Yolanda E. Murphy, Christopher A. Flessner. An investigation of impulsivity in young adults exhibiting body-focused repetitive behaviors. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 12 (2017) 34–40.
  •  Jon E. GrantSamuel R. Chamberlain. Clinical correlates of symptom severity in skin picking disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry 78 (2017) 25–30.
  • Jon E. Granta, Sarah A. Redden, Samuel R. Chamberlain. Cold pressor pain in skin picking disorder.Psychiatry Research 249 (2017) 35–38.
  • D. Calandrella, M. Rizzi, F. M. Ferré, L. M. Romito. Excoriation disorder as a risk factor for deep brain stimulation hardware removal. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 373 (2017) 342–343.
  • Emily J. Ricketts, Ivar Snorrason, Michelle Rozenman, Christopher S. Colwell, James T. McCracken, John Piacentini. Sleep functioning in adults with trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder), excoriation (skin-picking) disorder, and a non-affected comparison sample. Journal of Obsessive–Compulsive and Related Disorders 13 (2017) 49–57.
  • Sun Kyung Yeo, Woo Kyeong Lee. The relationship between adolescents’ academic stress, impulsivity, anxiety, and skin picking behavior. Asian Journal of Psychiatry 28 (2017) 111–114.
  • Elle Brennan, Douglas W. Woods, Martin E. Franklin, Nancy Keuthen, John Piacentini, Christopher A. Flessner. The role body-esteem plays in impairment associated with hair-pulling and skin picking in adolescents. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 12 (2017) 46–51.


  • David C. Houghton, Jennifer R. Alexander, Christopher C. Bauer, Douglas W. Woods. Abnormal perceptual sensitivity in body-focused repetitive behaviors. Comprehensive Psychiatry 82 (2018) 45–52.
  • Jennifer R. Alexander, David C. Houghton, Christopher C. Bauer, Heather C. Lench, Douglas W. Woods. Emotion regulation deficits in persons with body-focused repetitive behavior disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders 227 (2018) 463–470.
  • Albert Wabnegger, Sonja Übel, Gerald Suchar, Anne Schienle. Increased emotional reactivity to affective pictures in patients with skinpicking disorder: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging. Behavioural Brain Research 336 (2018) 151–155.
  • Robert R. Selles, Valérie La Buissonnière Ariz, Nicole M. McBride, Julie Dammann, StephenWhiteside, Eric A. Storch. Initial psychometrics, outcomes, and correlates of the Repetitive Body Focused Behavior Scale: Examination in a sample of youth with anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry 81 (2018) 10–17.
  • Anne Schienle, Sasa Zorjan, Sonja Übel, Albert Wabnegger. Prediction of automatic and focused skin picking based on trait disgust and emotion dysregulation. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 16 (2018) 1–5.

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