A 48-year-old member asked:
what is the best way to fight trichotillomania?
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Dr. Mark Reynolds answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Combined treatment: Individual psychotherapy including using cognitive behavioral techniques as well as habit reversal training involving learning to recognize situations where you're likely to pull and substituting other behaviors instead. medications often used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder may also be helpful including serotonin specific reuptake inhibitors or the tricyclic antidepressant anafranil (clomipramine). d.
Answered on May 7, 2016
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