Help for Hair Pullers is a compassionate self- help guide for those who suffer from trichotillomania, their significant others, and the professionals who treat them. Written by the leading experts in the field, the book reviews the latest medications and treatment options and offers simple and effective cognitive-behavioral techniques for controlling the condition. Readers learn that they are not alone in dealing with this condition, find out about symptoms and behaviors and other problems associated with trichotillomania, and learn how they can motivate themselves to change. The authors also explain how families and friends can help and what sufferers can do to reach out to the growing support community that exists on the web and within national and local consumer organizations.
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