Do you have Trichotillomania? Take our online self assessment to find out!
Answer the following seven questions "YES" or "NO" then click the "Do I Have Trichotillomania?" button.
Question Response
1. Do you repeatedly pull out your hair?
2. Has hair pulling resulted in noticeable hair loss?
3. Do you feel an increasing sense of tension immediately before pulling out the hair or when attempting to resist pulling?
4. Do you fee pleasure, gratification, or relief when pulling out the hair?
5. Does hair pulling (or hair loss) cause you to feel very distressed or upset?
6. Does hair pulling (or hair loss) impair your social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning?
(for a paper version of this assessment, click here)
Note: This questionnaire is for informational purposes only and is not intended to function as a psychological or psychiatric assessment.  Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders requires a careful evaluation by a trained professional. Click here to learn how to get help for this condition at the Anxiety Disorders Center.

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