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BFRBs: Living and working with hidden disorders


AbstractDespite affecting approximately 5% of the population, body-focused repetitive behaviours (BFRBs) remain poorly understood, under-researched, and heavily stigmatised. In this seminar, Clare Mackay (Professor of Imaging Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry) and Caroline Harbison (Research Assistant at WIN and Treasurer of BFRB UK & Ireland) will shed light on the psychosocial effects of these disorders, with a particular focus on their potential implications in the workplace. In addition, they will discuss the current state of research into these disorders, highlighting the myriad of questions yet to be explored.