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I have trichtillomania for 2 yrs...Im very depressed..I want any treatment other than antidepressants as faverine and salipax?

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Behavioral options!

Chronic hair pulling -trichotillomania or "trich"- can arise in response to (a) emotions - anxiety, fear, boredom, excitement; &/or (b) detecting some roughness/imperfection of hair/skin.
Hair pulling can feel pleasurable & can serve to relieve tension. But "trichsters" often feel ashamed, depressed & hopeless. There are effective behavior treatments. Learn more/find expert help @ www.Trich.Org.

In brief: Behavioral options!

Chronic hair pulling -trichotillomania or "trich"- can arise in response to (a) emotions - anxiety, fear, boredom, excitement; &/or (b) detecting some roughness/imperfection of hair/skin.
Hair pulling can feel pleasurable & can serve to relieve tension. But "trichsters" often feel ashamed, depressed & hopeless. There are effective behavior treatments. Learn more/find expert help @ www.Trich.Org.
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In brief: Vigorous exercise

Vigorous exercise minimum 30 to 45 minutes; reduce salt in diet; stop caffeinated drinks; make sure vitamin d levels are normal; st.
John's wort.

In brief: Vigorous exercise

Vigorous exercise minimum 30 to 45 minutes; reduce salt in diet; stop caffeinated drinks; make sure vitamin d levels are normal; st.
John's wort.
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