Nail-biter? It could be a sign you have OCD10/4/2012
It's time to rethink that habit of biting your nails. What was before commonly seen as a nervous tic or just an unconscious habit has been redefined by psychologists as a facet of obsessive compulsive disorder – news that is sure to give already anxious nail biters a case of the, erm, munchies. A new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, expected out next year, now lists nail biting and other "pathological grooming" habits in the same category as OCD. And nothing puts people at ease like learning their lifelong habit now qualifies as pathology. [Source]
Do you think nail biting qualifies as OCD?