Sandra R. Coulson
The answer to that question is absolutely! Trichotillomania, also known as trichotillosis or “trich” for ‘short,’ is a hair pulling disorder. It is described as the compulsive urge to pull out and sometimes eat one’s own hair. It has treated mainly by psychiatrists and physicians by prescribing psycho-trophic drug therapy and at the present time, it is classified as an impulse control disorder.