Types of avoidance in hair-pulling disorder (trichotillomania): An exploratory and confirmatory analysis.
Psychiatry Res 2017 Dec 29;261:154-160. Epub 2017 Dec 29.
Centre for Mental Health, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia; Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia; Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Hair-pulling disorder (HPD) or Trichotillomania is a complex disorder with frequent relapses. Avoidance has been highlighted as an important behavioural feature in HPD. To improve our understanding of avoidance, two studies were conducted to identify the types of avoidance that may be experienced by those who pull hair. Read More