(TTM) is classified as an impulse control disorder within the DSM-IV-TK (American Psychiatric Association, 2000).
It is helpful for individuals to become familiar with the diagnostic features of Trichotillomania
to establish the proper assessment and treatment of this disorder.
, known simply as 'Trich', is the official term for a behavioral compulsion in which the affected pull their hair to breakage.
is a disorder characterized by chronic hair pulling that produces noticeable hair loss.
I am now involved with Trichotillomania
UK which helps sufferers and I've met women who haven't been so lucky - some have lost their eyebrows and lashes and some women's hair never comes back, or grows back grey.
Patients also may visit a dermatologist for treatment of alopecia, which, if it is irregular and ill defined, may be a sign of trichotillomania
The patient said: "Having suffered from trichotillomania
for 17 years, I learned to accept I'd never have real lashes again.
8220;We specialize in treating individuals and families with TS and their co-morbid conditions, using habit reversal techniques to help the tics and cognitive behavioral treatment to deal with the OCD, ADHD, anxiety and trichotillomania
(the pulling out of one's hair),” Rockmore said.
The glutamate modulator N-acetyl-cysteine significantly reduced trichotillomania
symptoms in a study of 50 patients reported in the July issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry.
A THE thing with the 'funny name' you're referring to is trichotillomania
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Patients with compulsive hair-pulling condition reported reduced symptoms of the condition, known as trichotillomania
, after taking an amino acid commonly found in health food supplements, suggests a new study.
Among their interviewees will be Tracy who has trichotillomania
, a disorder which causes her to eat her own hair.