Category Archives: Trichotillomania

Hair Pulling / Trichotillomania

While it is common for children, adolescents and even adults to play with their hair, frequent or obsessive hair pulling can lead to serious problems.  When hair pulling becomes severe, the medical term for this is trichotillomania. People with trichotillomania pull hair on various parts of their bodies, including the scalp, face, arms, legs and…
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