A 37-year-old member asked:
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hi docs, would wearing a wig help with trichotillomania?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can be used: as an adjunct to therapy or to cover baldness. Consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, hypnosis & /or medications like Clomipramine or SSRI's.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014

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