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.
It may affect as much as 4% of the population. Women are four times more likely to be affected than...Read more
Trichotillomania (TTM) or ‘hair pulling disorder' is most commonly associated with anxiety and/or depression. It is difficult to get a... Read more »
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