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Dec 18

T R I C H O T I L L O M A N I A

T R I C H O T I L L O M A N I A  OR PULLING HAIR

It is a hair-pulling disorder, this is a mental disorder that involves an irresistible urge to pull out hair.
This behavior occurs to the point of noticeable hair loss.

The most common areas for hair pulling are the scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows, but may involve hair anywhere on the body.

T R I C H O T I L L O M AN I A
It is always a type of impulse control disorder. Impulse control disorders are mental illnesses that involve the repeated failure to resist impulses, or urges, to act in ways that are dangerous or harmful.

In children, T r i c h o t i l l o m a n i a occurs equally in males and females.
In adults, it is more common in women than in men.
For some people, this impulse disorder may be mild and generally manageable.
For others, the urge to pull hair is overwhelming and can be accompanied by considerable distress.
Some treatment options have helped many people reduce their hair pulling or stop entirely.

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