Welcome to HCMTrichotillomania
is compulsive biting of hair and individual get relaxation on plucking up and biting hairs. This is a disorder that is related to anxiety
spectrum disorders of psychiatry. Usually there is some underlying distress or anxiety that cause individual to pluck hair and this result in relaxation. With time there occur a repetition of habit and it becomes a disorder. Treatment of anxiety disorder can result in improvement. Medicines like SSRI
in high doses are needed for trichotillomania. Fluoxetine
in high doses is useful for better outcome.