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can i tell me how i can manage trichotillomania?

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Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Get help: You may get a lot better if you talk to a therapist or even work with a psychiatrist. There are ways through talk therapy or medicines to alleviate your symptoms. Some patients benefit from selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or n-acetylcysteine. You should be able to find a therapist in the la area that could get you started! get better soon with the resources that in your community!
Answered on Dec 7, 2013

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