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Hair-Pulling Disorders, Body Image and Depression

Hair-Pulling Disorders, Body Image and Depression

On This Page: Trichotillomania Co-occuring Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Others Treatment for Trichotillomania We Can Help It is not uncommon for people who suffer with a mental health disorder to struggle with more than one condition. Sometimes the illnesses spring from a similar cause, whether biological or environmental, and sometimes the occurrence or treatment of one condition will lead to the development of a secondary disorder. Hair-pulling, body image disorders and depression are independent conditions that sometimes interrelate and co-occur. Trichotillomania The urge to pull out one’s hair is known as trichotillomania. Most commonly people pull the hair from […]

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Adults Using More ADD Meds

Adults Using More ADD Meds

We often associate ADD and ADHD with high-energy children who have a hard time sitting still or focusing. Adderall has become the go-to drug to treat this condition in children, but now it turns out that adults are flocking to the prescription medication. The pill for treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is still primarily used by children, but adult use rose a whopping 53 percent between 2008 and 2012. In that same period, kids on Adderall rose just 18 percent. It’s not just age that makes a difference. The research from Express Scripts’ pharmacy claims data found that the number of boys […]

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