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1.
An anxiety disorder which causes a person to pull out their hair strand by strand, often causing noticeable hair loss as a result. People suffering from trichotillomania may refer to the disorder as 'trich' and may call themselves 'trichsters'.

There are two types of trichotillomania. Type A is most common which involves pulling from the scalp. Type B involves the pulling of eyelashes and eyebrows.
You pull out your hair/eyebrows/eyelashes to the point of baldness? It sounds like trichotillomania to me.
by PullFreeVibes July 15, 2004
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A disorder simular to obsessive compulsive order and helf harm, which consists of a person pulling out their own hair. For a very common disorder, it is relitivley unknown and little talked about.

It is not certain what causes it, but it is thought that it is caused by mental trauma, there is no known cure.

Trich is also thought to be related to other things such as obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and obsessive skin-picking.

Most trich sufferers feel ashamed and suffer from low self-esteme, finding it hard to let people in and talk to others, but if you think you suffer from trich, consult your doctor and take a look on google, there are thousands other out there! :)
I think my trich was caused by my mum dying when i was a kid. I have been pulling for 9 years and i also suffer from depression and obsessive skin-picking.
by Amelia April 18, 2005
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An anxiety disorder which causes a person to pull out their hair strand by strand, often causing noticeable hair loss as a result. For a very common disorder, it is relitivley unknown and seldom talked about. It is not certain what causes it, and there is no known cure. Trich is thought to be related to other things such as obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and obsessive skin-picking.

Some of the most common places people pull are the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes. However, Trichsters can pull from anywhere with hair.
I began suffering from Trichotillomania when I was nine. It an affect any age group. Some babies and younger children outgrow it by adulthood.
by Trichster November 11, 2010
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