Trichotillomania

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(Compulsive hair pulling)

Trichotillomania is characterized by recurrent pulling out of the hair up to hair loss.

Pull patients with trichotillomania or pluck from non-cosmetic reasons repeatedly their hair. Most commonly, hair pulling hair from their scalp, eyebrows and / or eyelids, but also all other body hair can be pulled out. The places where the hair is pulled out, may change over time.

Trichotillomania is characterized by recurrent pulling out of the hair up to hair loss. Pull patients with trichotillomania or pluck from non-cosmetic reasons repeatedly their hair. Most commonly, hair pulling hair from their scalp, eyebrows and / or eyelids, but also all other body hair can be pulled out. The places where the hair is pulled out, may change over time. In some patients, this activity is something automatic (ie without having at its are fully aware..); others of their actions are more aware. The hair-pulling is not triggered by obsessions or concerns about the appearance, it is more likely that this feeling of tension or anxiety precede that are reduced by pulling the hair, which then often has of a sense of satisfaction, according to. pull hair typically begins shortly before or after puberty. At some point, about 1 to 2% of people suffer from this disorder. About 90% of whom are women. Trichotillomania © Springer Science + Business Media var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/375_trichotillomania_springer_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/ – / media / manual / professional / ? images / 375_trichotillomania_springer_high_de.jpg lang = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ trichotillomania ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37896323 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eAuf this photo is the hair pulling limited to the scope of the right hand of a person u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e ‘credits’. © Springer Science + Business Media’

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