Trichotillomania / Edition 1

Trichotillomania / Edition 1

by Gary Christenson
     
 

Trichotillomania addresses the importance of the study of hair pulling from both a clinical and a research perspective. Documenting the clinical phenomenology, morbidity, and management of trichotillomania, it discusses the phenomenology of childhood trichotillomania, providing a comprehensive description of its symptoms and sequelae.

American Psychiatric

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Overview

Trichotillomania addresses the importance of the study of hair pulling from both a clinical and a research perspective. Documenting the clinical phenomenology, morbidity, and management of trichotillomania, it discusses the phenomenology of childhood trichotillomania, providing a comprehensive description of its symptoms and sequelae.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880487597
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction: why trichotillomania? Trichotillomania: descriptive characteristics and phenomenology. The neurobiology of trichotillomania. Veterinary models of compulsive self-grooming: parallels with trichotillomania. Pharmacotherapy of trichotillomania. Psychoanalytic perspectives on trichotillomania. Behavioral treatment for trichotillomania. Hypnosis in the treatment of trichotillomania. Hair pulling in children and adolescents. Trichotillomania and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Manual for the cognitive-behavioral treatment of trichotillomania. Assessment of trichotillomania. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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