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How can someone help a person with my trichotillomania?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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In brief: Psychiatrist

Don't yell at me - i'm not saying you're "crazy", because you are not.
If you had a stomach or nerve disorder you would go to a stomach or nerve specialist. When you have a compulsive disorder like trichotillomania, you go to a compulsion specialist, a psychiatrist, who will help you figure out why you are pulling your hair out, and suggest ways to help you stop doing it.

In brief: Psychiatrist

Don't yell at me - i'm not saying you're "crazy", because you are not.
If you had a stomach or nerve disorder you would go to a stomach or nerve specialist. When you have a compulsive disorder like trichotillomania, you go to a compulsion specialist, a psychiatrist, who will help you figure out why you are pulling your hair out, and suggest ways to help you stop doing it.
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Dr. Alison Segal
There are also therapists who are trained in a specific type of cognitive behavioral therapy called habit reversal training who can help.
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