Our expert says:
Actually, if you'll check out the Archives of this Forum, you'll find we've discussed this a number of times, as it isn't awfully rare, and it rejoices in the splendid fancy name of Trichitillomania ! A psychologist can help you break bad habits like this, usually without much difficulty ; and wearing gloves isn't a bad idea. Similarly, one can work on giving your idle hands something different to do when you feel fidgety, like getting a set of Worry Beads or those Stress Balls, to have an alternative to fiddle with.
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