Tara and Dr. Roberto Olivardia will be discussing some important issues related to Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors Anxiety and ADHD. This interview about Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors Anxiety and ADHD orginaly aired at the 2017 ADHD Awareness Expo.
Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB) include:
Dermatillomania Excoriation disorder skin picking
Morsicatio buccarum cheek biting
Morsicatio labiorum inner lip biting
Morsicatio buccarum tongue biting
Onychophagia nail biting
Onychotillomania nail picking
Rhinotillexomania compulsive nose picking
Trichophagia hair nibbling
Trichotemnomania hair cutting
Trichotillomania hair pulling
This podcast episode originally aired on 3/5/18
Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He also specializes in the treatment of eating disorders in boys and men.
He is co-author of The Adonis Complex, a book which details the various manifestations of body image problems in men. He has appeared in publications such as TIME, GQ, and Rolling Stone, and has been featured on Good Morning America, EXTRA, CBS This Morning, CNN, Fox and Friends, and VH1. He has spoken on numerous radio and webinar shows and presents at many talks and conferences around the country, including the CHADD conferences annually.
He currently sits on the Scientific Advisory Board for ADDitude Magazine and serves on the Professional Advisory Board for CHADD.
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