Category Archives: Trichotillomania

The Pressure to be Perfect

The real effects of social media on young women today Pressures on teens due to social media are a real, and often surreal, challenge in society today. 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are … Continue reading

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International No-Pulling Week – getting the message out there

Last week, we continued a new tradition we’ve had in place for the past few years by hosting ‘International No Pulling Week’. The week looks to raise awareness of a condition called Trichotillomania, or TTM for short, which affects around … Continue reading

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Trichotillomania – recognizing and managing it

Some Basic Facts Trichotillomania is a condition where someone has the irresistible urge to pull their own hair out.  It affects up to 2% of the population and is more common in females.   It is also known as TTM, Trich … Continue reading

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