Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive
habit. It is sometimes described as a parafunctional activity, the common use of ...
Nov 23, 2015 ... I'm a chronic nail biter, and my parents tried a lot of things to. ... If you're one of the
approximate third of all adults who still bites their nails, then ...
Oct 1, 2012 ... But some psychiatrists see nail biting as a much more benign habit. ... People
with OCD don't want to be washing their hands or checking the stove ... There's
fear — fear that if they don't do something, something else that's ...
Nov 5, 2014 ... The answer to “How long have you been biting your nails? ... You have no idea
how people grow their nails long enough to do this kind of thing ...
Mar 19, 2015 ... Pulling hair, biting nails, picking skin - these are common, if frustrating, behaviors.
But what do they mean for the people who suffer from these ...
Jul 10, 2014 ... What do ex-British prime minster Gordon Brown, Jackie Onassis, ... So, here is
my theory on why people bite their nails, and how to treat it.
What does nail biting mean. ... People usually bite their nails when they feel
anxious. Because feelings of ... in control. (see Why do people smoke cigarettes).
Mar 13, 2015 ... People who are generally impatient, or who get bored or frustrated easily, are
more ... impatience, and dissatisfaction when they do not reach their goals. ... If
you do bite your nails from time to time, there's no need to worry ...
Aug 18, 2014 ... So what can you do to kick the habit? Torgerson notes that most people bite or
pick at their fingernails as a way of relieving, or channeling, ...
Dec 29, 2015 ... Nail biting is unsightly, it can damage your body and it's often a visible result of
stress — yet so many of us still do it without a second thought.