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Nail biting - Wikipedia

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Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive habit. .... engage in nail biting. Finally, prevalence decreases in adults. Figures ...

Nail Biting: Mental Disorder Or Just A Bad Habit? : Shots - Health ...

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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 ...

Stop Nail Biting: Treatments and Causes of Biting Fingernails

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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 ...

Reforming the Nail-Biter | Psychology Today

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May 8, 2012 ... In an attempt to determine the function of nail biting, a recent study found that, in young adults, nail biting occurred under conditions of working ...

5 Little-Known Dangers of Nail Biting - Mercola

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Jul 26, 2014 ... Estimates suggest that 30 percent of children, 45 percent of teenagers, 25 percent of young adults, and 5 percent of older adults bite their nails, ...

Anxiety and Compulsive Nail Biting - Calm Clinic

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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 ...

This Is the One Thing That Got Me to Stop Biting My Nails ... - xoVain

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Jun 6, 2016 ... I bit my nails for almost 20 years. Yeah, you read that right. Nearly my entire life, right through adolescence and into my adult life, I have bitten ...

Why Do People Bite Their Nails? 6 Things To Know About The Habit

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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, ...

Is There a Cure for Adult Nail Biting? - Health Guidance

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When we are growing up, we are often advised that biting nails is a bad habit and we should avoid it at all costs. However, adult nail biting is very much a reality ...

Do You Bite Your Nails? It Might Mean You're A Perfectionist | The ...

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Mar 13, 2015 ... Are you mindlessly twisting your hair or biting your nails as you read this article? New research from the University of Montreal suggests that ...