毛滴虫 :基础知识

什么是Tri草?
毛滴虫(TTM或“trich”)是一种导致强迫性头发从个人任何部位拉出的疾病’s body, ultimately causing bald patches. Hair pulling most commonly occurs from the scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows, but can also occur in such sites as the arms, legs, underarms, and pubic regions. As with most other disorders, hair pulling can vary greatly in terms of its onset, severity, and response to treatment. Without treatment, however, chotillomania tends to be a chronic condition that waxes and wanes throughout an individual’s lifetime.

是什么导致毛癣菌?
Unfortunately, a clear or distinct cause of this disorder has not yet been identified. However, recent research does point to genetics playing some role. Thus, it stands to reason that you are more likely to develop ch should another family member struggle with the disorder. Most likely, TTM is similar to other disorders in the sense that a combination of genetic, environmental, and presence of co-morbid disorders ultimately leads to the development of the disorder.

谁得了滴虫?
Trich绝对比您想像的要普遍,尽管您不会’我们不知道这是因为那些遭受这种疾病折磨的人遭受了极大的耻辱,因此常常希望尽其所能来掩饰它。最近的研究表明,每50个人中就有大约2个人在其生命中的某个时刻遭受tri病的折磨! TTM不受歧视,因为它会影响各个年龄段,种族和行业的人。它通常开始于儿童晚期/青春期早期,并且在儿童时期倾向于在男孩和女孩中同样发生。但是,报告的成年人中大约80%至90%是女性(这可能至少部分是由于女性比男性更容易寻求帮助的事实)。

您如何治疗毛癣菌?
No single treatment has been found to be universally effective for chotillomania, but there are a number of available treatment options that have helped numerous individuals. Given the complex and variable nature of ch, it is indeed difficult to come up with a “one size fits all” treatment approach. Instead, treatment options should be viewed as an array of available tools with the goal being to find the tools that work for you and stockpiling a few successful ones in your toolbox for use to combat your ch.
这些治疗选择可以包括治疗(即行为疗法或认知行为疗法),药物(尽管存在其他选择,通常是抗抑郁药),催眠,生物反馈和参与支持小组。

The bottom line is that there is indeed hope should you or a loved one be suffering from ch!

I hope that this brief introduction to chotillomania was useful, and please don’如有任何其他疑问或疑虑,请随时与我联系。

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