Acceptability of treatments for trichotillomania. Effects of age and severity.

@article{Elliott2002AcceptabilityOT,
  title={Acceptability of treatments for trichotillomania. Effects of age and severity.},
  author={Amy J Elliott and Wayne Fuqua},
  journal={Behavior modification},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={378-99}
}
Based on the literature, trichotillomania (TTM, chronic hair pulling) in children and adults appears to be responsive to behavioral interventions such as habit reversal. However, some have questioned the generality and acceptability of such procedures. This study compared the acceptability ratings of four interventions targeting TTM (habit reversal, hypnosis, medication, and punishment). In the study, 233 college students read case vignettes in which the age of the analogue client and the… CONTINUE READING