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what is trichotillomania?

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Pulling ur hair out.: It is an uncontrollable urge to pull or twist your hair out. It is categorized as an impulse control disorder.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Alison Segal
18 years experience General Practice
Sometimes people are aware of the "urge" to pull and at times they are highly unaware. This impulsive behavior appears to help individuals regulate their nervous system.
May 22, 2014

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