What Is trichotillomania?
Trichotillomania is also known by another name hair pulling disorder. In this condition, the patient suffers from a constant urge to pull one’s hair. It occurs to such extent that hair loss can be seen from certain parts of the scalp which the patient has repeatedly targeted for pulling of hair. Trichotillomania can also be classified as a certain psychological case due to a sense of tension during pulling of hair and relief after the hair is pulled.
Causes of trichotillomania-
Anxiety, depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are said to be mainly associated with trichotillomania. Trichotillomania also has a high overlap associated with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and in some cases may also be associated with stress.
Treatment of Trichotillomania-
Treatment for trichotillomania depends on a person’s age and his mental health. Psychotherapy and medication can be used to overcome trichotillomania.
Psychotherapy: Habit reversal training (HRT) has the highest chance of treating trichotillomania due to the disorder being a behavioral issue. In HRT the individual is trained to control his urge or impulse to pull hair. Several other therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is also effective.
Medication: Along with psychotherapy, medication can also be used to care trichotillomania. This medication should be taken by consultation of doctor.
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