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Research & Reviews  207 results

A case of trichotillomania and trichophagy: Fantasies of cannibalism.
The International Journal of Psycho-analysis; Schiller BM

Aug 18th, 2021 - Cannibalistic fantasies underlie some core mechanisms in psychoanalysis: identification, incorporation, introjection, and internalization. Freud (1917) saw melancholia as an incorporation of the object by devouring it, and Julia Kristeva (1989) ta...

Trichotillomania and excoriation disorder: Primary care implications.
The Nurse Practitioner; Scrandis DA, Duarte AC

Aug 17th, 2021 - Trichotillomania and excoriation disorder are two psychiatric conditions that have similar origins to obsessive compulsive disorder. Both can cause patients significant distress and lead to medical consequences. It is important that primary care N...

A comparison of phenomenological, clinical and familial psychiatric features of pediatr...
International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice; Yıldız Miniksar D, Yüksel T et. al.

Jun 15th, 2021 - Although trichotillomania (TTM) is classified in the obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) chapter of the DSM-5, several studies showed that it has several differences. The aim of this study was to examine the phenomenology, comorbidity, and family...

Suicidality in patients with obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (OCRDs): A meta...
Comprehensive Psychiatry; Pellegrini L, Maietti E et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Previous meta-analyses showed that OCD is associated with a substantial risk of suicidal behaviours. Conclusive rates of suicidal ideation (current and lifetime) and suicide attempts based on pooled prevalence rates have not so far been calculated...

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News  28 results

Diffuse Nonscarring Alopecia
Laura A. Greyling, MD, Samantha E. Lee, MD et. al.

Oct 12th, 2018 - The Diagnosis: Trichotillomania A scalp punch biopsy revealed pigmented hair casts, an increase in catagen and telogen follicles, and a lack of perifollicular inflammation (Figure). Based on the clinical and histopathological findings, a diagnosis.

Common Hair Disorders

Dec 6th, 2016 - Practice Question Answers 1. A 40-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a burning sensation and tenderness on the scalp.

Nail Biting: A Habit or a Disease?

May 19th, 2016 - An Oral Parafunctional Habit Nail biting (onychophagia) is an oral parafunctional habit—the use of the mouth for a purpose other than speaking, eating, or drinking, a category that includes bruxism (grinding teeth), digit sucking, pencil chewing, ...

Adolescents With Eating Disorders Have High Rates of Psychiatric Medication Use
Madhu Rajaraman

Jul 16th, 2015 - Adolescents with restrictive eating disorders had high rates of psychiatric comorbidity and medication use, reported Dr. Maria C.

Adolescents with eating disorders have high rates of psychiatric medication use
Pediatric News; Madhu Rajaraman

Jul 16th, 2015 - Adolescents with restrictive eating disorders had high rates of psychiatric comorbidity and medication use, reported Dr. Maria C.

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