Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

What is Trichotillomania?

It’s known as the hair-pulling disorder.

Trichotillomania
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Trichotillomania is a psychological compulsive disorder according to the DSM Manual that causes people to involuntarily pull their hair out. Tricho means hair, tillo means pulling out, and mania is a condition of repetitive behaviors.

It occurs in about 1–2% of the population or 2.5 million people in the United States and it…

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