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2. What are Obsessions?

  • Being addicted to something
  • Intrusive and reoccurring thoughts (disturbing and uncontrollable)
  • Repetitive/Ritualized Behaviour to prevent negative outcome

3. What is the Trichotillomania Impact Project?

  • Research to provide more information on hair pulling treatments
  • Research to provide initial description of comorbid symptoms, functional impact and treatment utilization factors
  • Research to provide initial description of comorbid symptoms, mental impact and treatment utilization factors

4. What is 'Neutralisation' ?

  • Sufferer tries to "undo" a thought or behaviour believed to be dangerous by neutralising it with another behaviour or thought (e.g. changing the meaning of the thought, doing the opposite action or thinking “good” thoughts
  • Exposing patient to what triggers them
  • Sufferer tries to "undo" a thought or behaviour believed to be dangerous by performing it more regularly

5. What are compulsions?

  • Intrusive and reoccurring thoughts (disturbing and uncontrollable)
  • Having to repeat checking a lock 3 times for any reason
  • Repetitive/Ritualized Behaviour to prevent negative outcome
  • Overwhelming desire to perform an action

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