The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 451–453 | Cite as

Behavioural intervention in the treatment of trichotillomania

  • Aniamma Mathew
  • V. Kumaraiah
Clinical Briefs


Rubber Band Habit Strength Behavioural Method Trichotillomania Playful Child 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Cramer JB.Common Neurosis of childhood. In American handbook of Psychiatry. Ariety ed New York. Basic books Inc. Publications 1959; p 799Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Müller S, Winkleman R. Trichotillomania. A Clinicopathologic study of 24 cases. In: J Beh Ther Exp Psychiat. Kolko DJ 1984;151 : 51Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Mannino TV, Delgado RA. Trichotillomania n Children: A review.Am J Psychiat 1969;126 : 505PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Bayer CA. Self monitoring and m ld aversion treatment of trichotillomania. In:Beh Res Ther. Horne DL 1977;15 : 192CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    McLaughlin JG, Nay WR. Treatment of Trichotillomania using positive coverants and response cost. A case reportBeh Ther 1975;6: 87Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Home DJ. Behaviour therapy for trichotillomania.Beh Res Ther 1977;15: 192CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Dahlquist LM, Kalfus GR. A novel approach to assessment in the treatment of Trichotillomania.J Beh Ther Exp Psychiat 1984;15: 47CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Kumar D, Singh H, Trivedi JK. Trichotillomania, A brief Review & case report.Indian J Psychiat 1982;24: 95Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Azrin OH, Nunn RG. Habit reversal: A method of eliminating nervous habits.Res Ther 1973;11 : 619CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aniamma Mathew
    • 1
  • V. Kumaraiah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PsychologyNIMHANSKarnataka

Personalised recommendations