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2011-06-21 16:38:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hair Today... Gone Tomorrow: How to Help Your Child Deal with Trichotillomania By James Costabile Losing 100 to 300 hairs from your head every day is normal and no reason for concern. Washing, combing, styling, and even running your fingers through your hair cause many to fall out. But what if you lost enough hair in one day to create a bald spot...or if you lost nearly all your hair in a single day? That's exactly what happens to people...

2011-05-17 00:00:28

HairLoss.com, the world's most comprehensive website providing unbiased consumer information about hair loss and its treatment, has released the third animated video in their "True Beauty" series. The latest video release concerns Trichotillomania (TTM), or "Trich", a disorder whereby one compulsively pulls out one's own hair. "True Beauty" offers a message of hope to young women suffering from the hair pulling disorder, challenging them improve their overall health and perform simple acts...

2011-05-01 00:09:08

Hair Club is proud to announce it will be the Title Sponsor of the Trichotillomania Learning Center Conference for the 8th consecutive year. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 28, 2011 Hair Club® is proud to announce it will be the Title Sponsor of the Trichotillomania Learning Center Conference for the 8th consecutive year. The conference will take place in San Francisco, California, April 29 through May 1. This year's conference marks the 18th annual event, which the...

2009-09-29 11:18:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevalence and emotional impact of hair pulling 1.5% of males and 3.4% of females in a college sample reported significant hair pulling resulting in bald patches at some point in their lives. Overall estimates of people who pull their hair to any extent for non-grooming purposes are likely between 3 and 15% of the population. Adults with trichotillomania report higher incidence of depression, anxiety, social withdrawal, and problems...

2006-08-10 10:27:33

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study suggests that behavioral therapy plus medication is the most effective approach to treating trichotillomania, a psychiatric disorder characterized by obsessive hair pulling. "The ultimate take-home message is that the combination is better than either one alone," Dr. Darin D. Dougherty of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, the study's lead author, told Reuters Health. Trichotillomania is related to obsessive-compulsive...