Childhood Trichotilomania with Atypical Treatment Response: A Case Report

Authors

  • M. Das Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Nainital (Uttarakhand)
  • A. Kaur Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Nainital (Uttarakhand)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jpan.v4i1.16744

Keywords:

Trichotillomania, Childhood Onset, Risperidone

Abstract

Trichotillomania once was considered as a rare disorder but now it is recognized as a psychiatric illness that is not as rare as previously thought. Standard treatment guideline of this disorder, especially for children is not available till the present date. In this report, a case of childhood trichotillomania, its various diagnostic possibilities and successful treatment with Risperidone in a child has been described.

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Published

2017-02-21

How to Cite

Das, M., & Kaur, A. (2017). Childhood Trichotilomania with Atypical Treatment Response: A Case Report. Journal of Psychiatrists’ Association of Nepal, 4(1), 54–56. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpan.v4i1.16744

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Case Report