Pulling your hair out in geriatric psychiatry: A case report

Mairead M. Bartley, Maria Isabel Lapid, Jon E. Grant

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Trichotillomania is a relatively understudied psychiatric disorder. Even less is known about this disorder in the elderly. We describe an unusual case of an elderly woman presenting for the first time with trichotillomania at age 70 and highlight the treatment complexities we encountered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)691-694
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Psychogeriatrics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017


  • Behavioral therapy
  • Psychogeriatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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