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Trichotillomania Summary

Description: Compulsion to pull out one's hair.

Also Known As: Trichotillomanias

Networked: 177 relevant articles (32 outcomes, 38 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Trichotillomania

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 12 results : FDA 51 Generic
  2. Clomipramine (Anafranil) : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 12 results : FDA 9 Generic
  3. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 7 results : FDA 17 Generic
  4. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 9 results : IBA
  5. venlafaxine (Effexor) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 18 Generic
  6. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 3 outcomes in 14 results : IBA
  7. olanzapine (Zyprexa) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 13
  8. aripiprazole (Abilify) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 4
  9. Citalopram (Escitalopram) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 4
  10. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Trichotillomania

  1. Dermatitis
  2. Anxiety Disorders (Anxiety Disorder)
  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive)
  4. Hypochondriasis
  5. Alopecia Areata
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Key Therapies for Trichotillomania

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 11 results
  2. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  3. Traction : 2 studies in 16 results
  4. Hair Removal (Depilation) : 2 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 results
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