Photographic Assessment of Change in Trichotillomania: Psychometric Properties and Variables Influencing Interpretation

  title={Photographic Assessment of Change in Trichotillomania: Psychometric Properties and Variables Influencing Interpretation},
  author={D. C. Houghton and M. Franklin and M. Twohig and M. Franklin and S. Compton and A. Neal-Barnett and S. Saunders and D. Woods},
  journal={Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment},
Although photographic assessment has been found to be reliable in assessing hair loss in Trichotillomania, the validity of this method is unclear, particularly for gauging progress in treatment. The current study evaluated the psychometric properties of photographic assessment of change in Trichotillomania. Photographs showing hair loss of adults with Trichotillomania were taken before and after participating in a clinical trial for the condition. Undergraduate college students (N = 211) rated… Expand
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