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Compulsion to pull out one's hair.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
An irresistible urge to pull out your own hair
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Trichotillomania is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Trichotillomania, or a subtype of Trichotillomania,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Trichotillomania mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Trichotillomania. Of the 5 causes of Trichotillomania that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
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