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Unusual Child Problem: Pulling hair out

Robert J. Brooks rjbrooks at mail.sover.net
Wed Mar 17 06:19:49 EST 1999


The term is trichotillomania and the previous responses are on target.
Usually responds to a few sessions with child psychiatrist, often stress
related, may recur and children can be treated with SSRIs (selective
serotonic reuptake inhibitors) for this kind of problem.  Good luck to you
both.


> Any help welcome,
>
> Alex Calmeyn
> Bruges, Belgium
> bauhaus at bauhaus.be






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