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Anne Leonpacher, M.D., Paul Nestadt, M.D., H. Richard Waranch, Ph.D.
Trichotillomania is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide.

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  • Disorder involving repeated urges to pull out hair from the scalp, eyelashes, or any other part of the body, resulting in bald spots
  • Attempts to stop often fail, despite distress or impairment caused by the hair pulling.

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Last updated: November 1, 2017


Leonpacher, Anne, et al. "Trichotillomania." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787062/3.1/Trichotillomania.
Leonpacher A, Nestadt P, Waranch HR. Trichotillomania. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787062/3.1/Trichotillomania. Accessed August 17, 2019.
Leonpacher, A., Nestadt, P., & Waranch, H. R. (2017). Trichotillomania. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787062/3.1/Trichotillomania
Leonpacher A, Nestadt P, Waranch HR. Trichotillomania [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 August 17]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787062/3.1/Trichotillomania.
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