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Trichotillomania Self-Help

The Hair-Pulling "Habit" and You (Revised Ed.), Ruth Golomb and Sherrie Vavrichek, Writers' Cooperative of Greater Washington, Siver Spring, Maryland, 2000. A very good self-help workbook for children with trichotillomania.


The Hair Pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania, Fred Penzel, Ph.D., Oxford University Press, New York, 2003. The latest, largest, and most complete self-help book for hair pullers now available. Available in hardcover.


Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania, Nancy J. Kenthen, Ph.D., Dan J. Stein, M.D., and Gary A. Christenson, M.D., New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, CA, 2001. A very good guide written by three acknowledged experts. Available in paperback.


*NOTE - Many of the above books may be purchased from the OC Foundation.


Feathers, Renee Trachtenberg, 1998. A beautifully illustrated children's story for children with TTM. Can be ordered through the Trichotillomania Learning Center, Santa Cruz, CA.







Please Note: Then information in this site is presented as a public service to our patients and friends. It is not a substitute for a careful evaluation by a qualified mental health professional.  If you are already under treatment, do not make any changes in your regimen without consulting your doctor.

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