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Chewing of clothing? PLEASE HELP

HI,

well basically i have a 14 year old daughter.
she has a few behaviour problems yes, and also, she chews on cloths-towels, teatowels e.t.c
i asked her a few times why she does it and she always gives a simple answe - i dont know.
what i have noticed is that she only mainly chews on cloth when she is upset..or is going through some sort of tension.
please help.
thank you
jen
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282524 tn?1348492612
That is her way of releasing stress. Have you asked her what other things she could do instead of chewing on clothes ect. What about talking to someone about it instead of chew, what about chewing gum instead then she wouldnt be messing up her clothes.
Good Luck
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thanks for your help. but its worying, like shes a 14 year old, and does this show signs of other serious issues or not?
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282524 tn?1348492612
I wouldnt think so but to be on the safe side I would talk to her doctor about it
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thanks alot girly.

youve really helped:)
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