What is Compulsive Hair Pulling aka Trichotillomania?

May 8, 2014 | By

Trichotillomania is a disorder that is characterized by recurrent, compulsive urges to pull out one’s own hair. Also known as compulsive hair pulling, this disfiguring disorder affects an estimated 1 percent of the population, with some sufferers experiencing the “pulling” urge as early as infancy into early adolescence. trichstop.com takes a look at this in more detail in the following infographic.

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What is Compulsive Hair Pulling aka Trichotillomania?


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