Compulsive Hair Puller? Not Your Fault

An unusual disorder leaves its sufferers with bare eyebrows, bare eyelashes, a ragged scalp that even a wig might not cover, and a very damaged self-esteem. Trichotillomania, a psychiatric disorder that drives people to compulsively pull their hair, leaves behind scars worse than bald patches. "Those who suffer with 'trich' suffer twice," said Dr. Tamar Chansky, director of the Children's Center for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety in Philadelphia. "Not only because they have...Full Story
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