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Unusual Child Problem: Pulling hair out

Jason Ebaugh ebau0002 at tc.umn.SPAMNOT.edu
Tue Mar 16 13:09:47 EST 1999


Disclaimer: I am a student and not qualified to give advice, what I
present is my opinion.

Sounds to me like a compulsive behavior. I would definitly see a
mental health professional. There are medications that can help but I
really doubt they would be prescribed to a four year old child. 
	I think it is very likely that shee will have other compulsive
behaviors as she gets older. 
	Good luck, I hope every thing works out for you and your daughter.



Editor <editor at hostelseurope.com> wrote:

>My 4 year old daughter pulls her hair out in her sleep and recently when
>she is tired or hungry also in daytime.
>She has a big bold spot now on top of her head. Are we dealing here with
>a neurological disease or what is the diagnosis ?

>Any help welcome,


>Alex Calmeyn
>Bruges, Belgium
>bauhaus at bauhaus.be






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