When People Pull out Their Hair – The Facts About Trichotillomania (by Trudi Griffin, MS, LPC, NCC)

Trichotillomania is a chronic, recurrent compulsion to pull one’s hair that results in physical as well as mental and emotional pain. Trichotillomania is a disorder that affects 1-2% of the population, a majority of them female. Symptoms usually start in adolescence following puberty. The main feature is the recurrent compulsion to pull out one’s hair. … Continue reading When People Pull out Their Hair – The Facts About Trichotillomania (by Trudi Griffin, MS, LPC, NCC)