J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Department of Dermatology, Mareşal Çakmak State Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey.
Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 2021 Jun 14:1-9. Epub 2021 Jun 14.
Public Health Professional, Osmaniye Community Health Center, Tuberculosis Dispensary, Osmaniye, Turkey.
Objectives: Although trichotillomania (TTM) is classified in the obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) chapter of the DSM-5, several studies showed that it has several differences. The aim of this study was to examine the phenomenology, comorbidity, and family psychiatric characteristisc of childhood TTM and OCD.Methods: This study compared youth ages 6-17 years with a primary diagnosis of TTM ( = 63) to those with primary OCD ( = 65) on clinical and familial psychiatric characteristics. Read More
Trop Doct 2021 May 21:494755211016126. Epub 2021 May 21.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
Steroid-induced psychosis is a known serious adverse effect seen commonly in adults but less commonly in children. We present a seven-year-old girl with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome who developed abnormal behaviour, trichotillomania, alopecia and mood changes. She was investigated to rule out other causes and treated with tapering steroids, fluoxetine and olanzapine. Read More
Am J Ther 2021 Apr 7. Epub 2021 Apr 7.
Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Al-Manara CAP Centre, Kuwait Centre for Mental Health (KCMH), Jamal Abdul-Nassir St, Shuwaikh, State of Kuwait Professor of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Senior Professor of Psychiatry, and Consultant Psychiatrist, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist, Stoke on trent, United Kingdom Consultant Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Head of Al-Manara CAP Centre, KCMH, Kuwait, and, Assistant Professor, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.
Skin Appendage Disord 2021 Feb 15;7(2):131-134. Epub 2020 Dec 15.
Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA.
Trichotillomania is a compulsive disorder characterized by repetitive hairpulling. It is an important cause of patchy alopecia, especially in children between 9 and 13 years of age. The aim of this paper is to report 2 pediatric cases presenting with trichotillomania without patches. Read More