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The long and winding road to effective hair-pulling disorder treatment

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Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI

Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI


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Ali M. Mattu, Ph.D., Instructor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)

He will be discussing the history, diagnosis, epidemiology/prevalence, presentation/symptoms, etiology/causes, and treatment of hair pulling disorder 


To reach CUCARD for treatment in New York City (http://www.anxietytreatmentnyc.org/; 212-246-5740 

National Trichotillomania Association http://www.trich.org/, on twitter at @tlcBFRB

The Hair-Pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania: http://www.amazon.com/The-Hair-Pulling-Problem-Complete-Trichotillomania/dp/0195149424

For kids, there’s The Hair Pulling "Habit" and You: How to Solve the Trichotillomania Puzzle: http://www.amazon.com/The-Hair-Pulling-Habit-Trichotillomania/dp/0967305020

For parents, A Parent Guide to Hair Pulling Disorder: Effective Parenting Strategies for Children with Trichotillomania: http://www.amazon.com/Parent-Guide-Hair-Pulling-Disorder/dp/0615657400

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