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  1. Self-harm (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... wall) Burning yourself with cigarettes, matches, or candles Pulling out your hair Poking objects through body openings Breaking your bones ...
  2. Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania) (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)  
    ... play with their hair. However, frequent or obsessive hair pulling can lead to serious problems. The medical term for severe hair pulling is trichotillomania. People with trichotillomania pull hair on ...
  3. Trichotillosis; Compulsive hair pulling ... tugging, pulling, or twisting of hair Denying the hair pulling Hair regrowth that feels like stubble in the ...
  4. Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder) (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  5. Trichotillomania (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... about themselves. Some are self-conscious about how hair pulling affects their appearance. Because of this, they might ... repetitive behaviors. Experts think that compulsive behaviors like hair pulling may be caused by an imbalance in the ...
  6. Your Child's Habits (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... appear in early childhood as a precursor to hair pulling, either with or without hair loss. But many ... break the habit. However, for those who start hair pulling as older kids or teens, the habit is ...
  7. ... changes Thyroid diseases Nervous habits such as continual hair pulling or scalp rubbing Radiation therapy Tinea capitis (ringworm ... lately? Do you have nervous habits that include hair pulling or scalp rubbing? Do you have any other ...
  8. Intimate Partner Violence in the United States - 2010 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF  
    ... men, whereas the prevalence of being hurt by hair pulling, being slammed against something, and being beaten was ... male victims: slapped, pushed, or shoved; hurt by pulling hair; hit with a fist or something hard; kicked; ...
  9. Alopecia Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    ... scalp Hair loss can also be due to hair pulling. Hair may be pulled purposefully due to nervousness or accidentally, such as with tightly braided hair. If the pulling stops, the hair will grow back. Chemical and ...
  10. Disorders Related to OCD (International OCD Foundation)  
    ... to an obsession (thought or image). Trichotillomania (Compulsive Hair Pulling) Fact Sheet: Trich People with Trichotillomania and people ... behaviors in response to feeling uncomfortable People with Trichotillomania: Get a good feeling from pulling out their body hair; some use it to ...
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