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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

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

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