Talk:Trichotillomania

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Trichofasia[edit]

For the revision of 14:21, 17 September 2014‎ by Neptunevasilias, (s)he commented:

"someone added 'and in some cases eat your hair', which is not trichotillomania, but trichofasia. Although similar, you should not mix them up."

Isn't it relevant to mention Trichofasia, though? It is related to Trichotillomania, isn't it? I don't know enough about this, but if someone wants to help, I'd appriciate it. Thank you, Laurier (talk) 08:01, 20 September 2014 (UTC)

Just a note: the term is trichophagia.BroWCarey (talk) 13:01, 23 October 2014 (UTC)
Thank you for your correction. I'm glad it's mentioned in the article now! Laurier (talk) 12:50, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

It is related. Some people with trich eat the hair they pull. Even though the act of eating hair is technically trichophagia, it relates to trichotillomania. BluJay (talk) 02:53, 17 January 2016 (UTC)

References[edit]

Description[edit]

When I search Trichotillomania, the line of script that appears under my search reads 'human disease' trichotillomania is not a disease, but a disorder. Could somebody please change this. Thank you. BluJay (talk) 02:55, 17 January 2016 (UTC)

Devices[edit]

I added information previously on a startup producing a trichotillomania-related wearable. The section got deleted for spam reasons and I apologize for that. Given that alert devices are probably a viable treatment[1], what is the best way to present this information? Would stating that the devices exist without listing any brands, then citing a news article about the creation of such devices be tolerable? Hapanin (talk) 08:28, 8 February 2017 (UTC)

  1. ^ Himle, Joseph A (October 2008). "Prototype awareness enhancing and monitoring device for trichotillomania". Behaviour research and therapy. 46 (10): 1187–1191. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2008.06.013 Check |doi= value (help). Retrieved 8 February 2017.