Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder)

It is a certain disorder in which the individual can travel in a manner that cannot prevent the body hair. Even if a person resists this plucking, they often fails to do so, sometimes unintentionally tearing their hair while doing another job (for example, studying, watching movies). This action gives them pleasure, and this sense of pleasure prevails over the negative consequences of this action, and the act of plucking takes place. Afterwards, experiencing a feeling of regret and guilt.

The most common body hairs are hair, beards and eyebrows. Rarely, the hairs of the genital area are . Dermatologists, except psychiatrists, often encounter these patients and refer patients to psychiatrists.

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Antidepressant drugs are effective in treatment. Also psychotherapy is to understand the reasons behind the patient’s action and to find a solution.

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Sefa Ozer
Sefa Ozer
Currently studying psychology and researching cognitive behavioral therapy. Also have studied comprative literature,interested in gender studies,. Loves helping people playing video games, music and dancing.
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