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Advice on how to stop someone with tricotillomania - pulling out eyebrows?
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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Expert evaluation
This is an area that most well trained psychiatrists will agree on its genesis.
Inherited predisposition + significant developmental challenges similar to other compulsions. The ''meaning'' varies. This is an area of ongoing disagreement; particularly because associated symptoms can vary significantly. A comb. Of med.(anti-dep &/ or novel anti-psych. + there. Is best so far.

In brief: Expert evaluation
This is an area that most well trained psychiatrists will agree on its genesis.
Inherited predisposition + significant developmental challenges similar to other compulsions. The ''meaning'' varies. This is an area of ongoing disagreement; particularly because associated symptoms can vary significantly. A comb. Of med.(anti-dep &/ or novel anti-psych. + there. Is best so far.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. BUSHRA AZIZ
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Med and therapy
Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, treated by med and behavioral therapy.

In brief: Med and therapy
Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, treated by med and behavioral therapy.
Dr. BUSHRA AZIZ
Dr. BUSHRA AZIZ
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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry
In brief: Hair pulling
Trichotillomania (ttm) is characterized as an impulse control disorder in which individuals fail to resist urges to pull out their own hair, and is associated with significant functional impairment and psychiatric comorbidity.
Treatment with ssri shows mix results. A newer drug with potential benefits include aripiprazole, Dronabinol and Naltrexone are showing promise in treating this condition.

In brief: Hair pulling
Trichotillomania (ttm) is characterized as an impulse control disorder in which individuals fail to resist urges to pull out their own hair, and is associated with significant functional impairment and psychiatric comorbidity.
Treatment with ssri shows mix results. A newer drug with potential benefits include aripiprazole, Dronabinol and Naltrexone are showing promise in treating this condition.
Dr. Leonard Lado
Dr. Leonard Lado
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