Corpus ID: 198232956

Stimulus Regulation in Pediatric Trichotillomania

  title={Stimulus Regulation in Pediatric Trichotillomania},
  author={Tia Rose Lee},
  • Tia Rose Lee
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Previous research on pediatric trichotillomania (TTM) has focused on the difference between two different subgroups of hair-pullers: “focused” pullers (i.e. those who pull within their awareness) and “automatic” pullers (i.e. those who pull outside of their awareness; Christenson et al., 1992; Flessner et al., 2008; Penzel, 2003). To date, only one other study has examined how sensory processing may differ between these two groups, or how these differences may impact these groups’ hair-pulling… CONTINUE READING

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