What is Trichotillomania? Truths About Hair-Pulling Disorder

Trichotillomania, or trich, is an impulse control disorder characterized by compulsive pulling of the hair, usually from the scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows. People with trich know pulling their hair can have adverse effects, but they can’t resist the impulses.  Trichotillomania belongs to a group of body-focused repetitive behavior in which affected people cause damage to…

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