International Journal of Neurology and Brain Disorders
Childhood Trichotillomania with a Typical Treatment Response: A Case Report
Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Haldwani Uttarakhand, India
Mrinmay Das, MBBS, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Haldwani Uttarakhand, India, 263139, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Das, M. Childhood Trichotillomania with a typical Treatment Response: A Case Report. (2016) Int J Neurol Brain Disord 3(4): 1- 2.
© 2016 Mrinmay, D. This is an Open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
KeywordsTrichotillomania, Childhood onset, Risperidone
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 date. In this report, a case of childhood trichotillomania, its various diagnostic possibilities and successful treatment with Risperidone in a child has been described.