Trichotillomania is hair loss from repeated urges to pull or twist the hair until it breaks off. Patients are unable to stop this behavior, even as their hair becomes thinner.
Trichotillosis; Compulsive hair pulling
Trichotillomania is a type of impulsive control disorder. Its causes are not clearly understood.
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