View PDF version here . Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours (BFRB) are, as the name implies, repetitive and unwanted actions a person performs on their body as part of an anxious cycle they become stuck in. The most common ones are skin picking and hair pulling, but other behaviours such as nail... The cycle The behaviours the person takes part in are different from standard grooming behaviours because of the damage and distress they cause, and because they are part of an automatic loop driven by anxiety. You might experience this in different ways. Some people feel a physical sensation such as... Read more