A new study says that people who get easily bored, frustrated, or impatient are more inclined to develop chronic behaviors like skin-picking, nail-biting, and hair-pulling. It is said that people with repetitive behaviors might be perfectionistic, meaning they are unable to relax and perform a task at a ‘normal’ pace.
It also suggests that they are more prone to frustration, impatience, and dissatisfaction when they don’t reach their goals. They also tend to experience greater levels of boredom.
“The findings suggest that individuals suffering from body-focussed repetitive behaviors could benefit from treatments designed to reduce frustration and boredom and to modify perfectionist beliefs.” One of the researches added.
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