Trichotillomania is a psychiatric condition in which an individual has an uncontrollable desire to pull out his own body hair. It is generally considered to be an impulse control disorder but is sometimes classified as either a subtype or variant of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

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Trichotillomania life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Trichotillomania?

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Is Trichotillomania contagious?

Is Trichotillomania contagious?

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ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Trichotillomania

ICD10 code of Trichotillomania and ICD9 code

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Is Trichotillomania hereditary?

Is Trichotillomania hereditary?

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TRICHOTILLOMANIA

Synonyms:
Feeling of guilt
Anger
Depression
Anxiety

Symptoms

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

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    Trichotillomania symptoms

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    Stories of Trichotillomania

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    Hi! I am Zsófi, Sophie, I live in Budapest, In Hungary...I have had trich since my age 12.I am(i try to be) a very active person, I love sports, music, playing on guitar, I am working as engeneer-informatics, but trich made my life very hard and mak...
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    I was always an anxious kid. Even when I should have been too young to stress about anything, I was stressing about everything! When I was 6 years old, I pulled a bald patch at the top of my head and was diagnosed with Trich. It was a self conscious ...
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    I'm not sure quite how long I've been pulling. It's been at least 20 years, but maybe more. It's been worse in the last four or five years, but thankfully these days fidget and stress toys are all the rage and I have fidget cubes to keep my hands bus...
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    Scalp puller. Started at age 3. This is the worst it has been. Can't stop, no regrowth anymore.
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    I developed symptoms of Trich when I was 11 after my mom was diagnosed with cancer. After she passed it got incredibly worse. I mainly pull my eyebrows and eyelashes, but also pull everywhere. It was very embarrassing growing up. I'd pencil in my eye...

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    Statistics of Trichotillomania

    47 people with Trichotillomania have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Trichotillomania is 2074 points (58 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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