Health Scan: Getting a handle on hair pulling

Aug 11, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Jerusalem Post

The phenomenon of pulling out one's own hair - known by psychiatrists and psychologists as trichotillomania - has been recognized for centuries but has not been widely studied.

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HumanSpirit

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The sales pitch for selling Chantix and other mind drugs in the cure for pulling hair out by the mental health industry that has no science. No medical model. No evidence based medicine and no test for chemical imbalance to which the industry (APA) admitted lying in 2007.
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I have a case of trichotillomania , and the last thing I would want to do is jump out of the pan into the fire by taking pills for this HABIT I devoloped.

Mabey some pill would reduce my urge to pull but would reduce my urge to do alot of things at the same time and place my health at a big risk. Its not worth it.

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