Psychological treatments for trichotillomania: update and future directions

Rehm, Imogen, Moulding, Richard and Nedeljkovic, Maja 2015, Psychological treatments for trichotillomania: update and future directions, Australasian psychiatry, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 365-368, doi: 10.1177/1039856215590029.

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Title Psychological treatments for trichotillomania: update and future directions
Author(s) Rehm, Imogen
Moulding, RichardORCID iD for Moulding, Richard
Nedeljkovic, Maja
Journal name Australasian psychiatry
Volume number 23
Issue number 4
Start page 365
End page 368
Total pages 4
Publisher Sage Publications
Place of publication Carlton South, Vic.
Publication date 2015-08
ISSN 1440-1665
Keyword(s) Trichotillomania
behaviour therapy
cognitive therapy
hair pulling disorder
Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Summary OBJECTIVE: This paper aims to provide an overview of evidence-based psychological treatments for trichotillomania. CONCLUSIONS: Advances in the understanding of the phenomenology of trichotillomania has led to the augmentation of behavioural treatments with dialectical behaviour therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. Further studies of treatment component efficacy and cognitive behavioural models are required.
Language eng
DOI 10.1177/1039856215590029
Field of Research 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
11 Medical And Health Sciences
17 Psychology And Cognitive Sciences
Socio Economic Objective 920410 Mental Health
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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