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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania involves the repetitive, uncontrollable pulling of one’s body hair. Most commonly, scalp hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows are pulled, although hair may be pulled from any location. Typical symptoms include:

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  PsychNet-UK Trichotillomania Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  BBS Science - Trichotillomania Article. Not Rated
  Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Trichotillomania - By Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. Of all the disorders belonging to the OCD family, trichotillomania is probably ...   3/5
  Grey Matter Abnormalities in Trichotillomania- A morphometric magnetic resonance imaging study. Not Rated
  Inositol and Trichotillomania - By Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. An Article. 3/5
  NHS Choices Trichotillomania - Trichotillomania is a long-term condition in which people pull their hair out. It may be hair on the head or hair in other places, such as the eyebrows or eyelashes. This leads to bald patches (alopecia). 3/5
  Trichotillomania - In the literal sense of the word, trichotillomania (Greek for "hair-pulling madness") is applied only for a limited number of the patients who show alopecia resulting from repetitive hair manipulations by the patient's own hand. Trichotillomania is one of the self-induced primary psychiatric disorders. - Author: Chull-Wan Ihm, MD. Not Rated
  Trichotillomania Support Online (UK) - Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, causing urges to pull out hair, eyelashes or eyebrows. Many people with the disorder feel unable to discuss their hair pulling. A large percentage of the population still do not understand what trichotillomania is; the difficulties which the condition presents or how best to help. 3/5
  Trichotillomania - Causes of Male Hair Loss - This difficult to pronounce condition is a psychological disorder which causes hair loss amongst other things. It is a compulsion in which the sufferer gets the urge to pull out their hair by its roots. And it’s not just confined to the scalp: sufferers will often pull out hair from their eyelashes, eyebrows and groin area. 3/5
      
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The Hair-pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania
Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania
Trichotillomania: Workbook: An ACT-enhanced Behavior Therapy Approach

The Hair-pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania

Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania

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