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									Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly
                                                                             Volume 24, Number 1 • 2010




     Recent Advances in the Understanding
      and Treatment of Trichotillomania

                                   Michael R. Walther, BS
                                    Emily J. Ricketts, BA
                                  Christine A. Conelea, MS
                                  Douglas W. Woods, PhD
                                   University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee



      Trichotillomania (TTM), or chronic hair pulling, is associated with significant levels of dis-
      tress and impairment. While research is in its infancy, more data are accumulating regarding
      the impact, phenomenology, maintaining variables, etiology, and treat
								
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