Diagnosis, evaluation, and management of trichotillomania

Douglas W. Woods, David Houghton

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Abstract

Trichotillomania, or chronic hairpulling, is a common condition that affects primarily women. The disorder can cause significant psychosocial impairment and is associated with elevated rates of psychiatric comorbidity. In this article, the phenomenology, etiology, assessment, and treatment of the disorder are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-317
Number of pages17
JournalPsychiatric Clinics of North America
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Body-focused repetitive behaviors
  • Diagnosis
  • Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders
  • Trichotillomania

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Diagnosis, evaluation, and management of trichotillomania. / Woods, Douglas W.; Houghton, David.

In: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 37, No. 3, 01.01.2014, p. 301-317.

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