Impulsive behaviours, out of control actions harming one’s physical appearance or causing physical injury. Trichotillomania, a compulsive hair pulling disorder is one major disorder among BFRB.
Trichotillomania is usually noticed in children, is the compulsive urge to pull out one’s own hair leading to noticeable hair loss, anguish, and social impairment.
Homeopathic treatment therapy coupled with behavioural therapy and habit reversal training is the most effective approach in treatment of Trichotillomania. In early childhood this disorder is self-limiting and may not require any treatment therapy but onset of Trichotillomania in adults often suggest underlying long standing psychiatric disturbance.