Aversion to personal body hair: a case study in the integration of behavioural and interpretative methods.

  • Franklin Watts
  • Published 1990 in The British journal of medical psychology


A case is described of intense aversion to personal body hair on the chest, legs and arms. Exposure methods of behavioural treatment were used, combined with interpretative ones. Exposure was found to facilitate self-exploration, which in turn led to the successful completion of exposure treatment. The circumstances under which exposure treatment can… (More)


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