Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive
habit. .... engage in nail biting. Finally, prevalence decreases in adults. Figures ...
Oct 1, 2012 ... Do you bite your nails? For 30 years, I did. We nail biters can be "pathological
groomers" — people for whom normal grooming behaviors, like ...
Nov 22, 2015 ... Nail biting becomes less common after age 18, but it can continue into adulthood.
Many adults and children are often unaware they are biting ...
Biting your nails is a strange way to react to anxiety and stress, but it is perhaps
one of the most common ways that both children and adults seem to act when ...
Nov 23, 2015 ... If you're one of the approximate third of all adults who still bites their nails, then ...
When it comes to picking out the causes for a nail biting habit, ...
Sep 27, 2005 ... I'm not saying you should start biting your nails, but if you already do, why stop?
Nail biting isn't sexy or stylish, but it is at least genuine -- an ...
Mar 17, 2014 ... I was a chronic nail-biter for most of my life, and I'm sharing the self-devised
program that finally got me to stop.
Dec 1, 1996 ... Now, nine years later, Byrne, a reformed nail biter, owns At Your Fingertips ... 19
% to 29% of young adults, and 5% of later adults are nail biters, ...
Learn about compulsive nail biting or onychophagia, cuticle picking, and self-
mutilation. Repetitive nail biting and skin picking can cause scars and shame.
Jul 10, 2014 ... What do ex-British prime minster Gordon Brown, Jackie Onassis, Britney Spears
and I all have in common? We all are (or were) nail biters.