A 36-year-old female asked:
what has proven most effective in treating trichotillomania?
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Dr. George Klauber answered
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Hair pulling : Self-limiting in children, most grow out of it after they r made made aware of problem. In adults frequently associated with clinical depression which needs 2B treated. Overall habit reversal training (hrt) probably most effective & requires psychological or pachiatric input. Hypnosis &/or biofeedback can be very effective in some.
Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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