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is trichotillomania a serious condition?

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Dr. Gabriela Centurion
32 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: Trichotillomania is a compulsion to pull ones hair out to relieve anxiety.It can lead to bald spots and can be disabling. It is treatable, though with medication and/or behavioral strategies.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013

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