Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania

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If you suffer from trichotillomania, this book is written for you, your family and loved ones, and the professionals who you might seek out to help you overcome your condition. Written by one of the leading experts in the field, the book reviews the latest medications and treatment options and offers simple and effective cognitive-behavioral techniques for controlling hair-pulling. You'll learn that you are not alone in dealing with this condition. Find out about symptoms and behaviors and other problems ...

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Overview

If you suffer from trichotillomania, this book is written for you, your family and loved ones, and the professionals who you might seek out to help you overcome your condition. Written by one of the leading experts in the field, the book reviews the latest medications and treatment options and offers simple and effective cognitive-behavioral techniques for controlling hair-pulling. You'll learn that you are not alone in dealing with this condition. Find out about symptoms and behaviors and other problems associated with trichotillomania, and learn how you can motivate yourself to change. The book explains how families and friends can help you and what you can do to reach out to the growing support community that exists on the Web and within national and local consumer organizations.

This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572242326
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/2001
  • Series: Unassigned Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 499,731
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy J. Keuthen, PhD, is codirector of the Trichotillomania Clinic and chief psychologist of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital. She lives in Charlestown, MA. Her Web site is www.trichhelp.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2002

    Fantasic!!

    This book was extremely helpful to me. It was very useful, because it gave many excersizes, tips, links, and so much more. As I am affected with Trichotillomania, it really helped me deal with this disorder. Please buy this book because it's fantastic and good for any age. enjoy!!!

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