Trichotillomania: when people pull out their own hair

Some people even eat their hair

Stars Insider

15/11/23 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Mental health

Pulling out one's own hair is known as trichotillomania. This mental health disorder falls under the umbrella of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but it differs from typical OCD in a number of ways. Trichotillomania is often linked to other mental health issues, and can have an impact on ones' mental and physical health. But why do people pull out their own hair, and how can they stop?

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