is Mental Health Awareness Month. 1 in 4 people suffer from mental illness, yet it's a topic that's barely talked about. Too many are afraid of it. Too many misunderstand it. Let's talk about it. Help stop the stigma!
What is Trichotillomania or Hair Pulling? It is officially classified as an impulse control disorder, along the lines of pyromania, kleptomania, and pathologic gambling, which involves pulling out one's hair.
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Become aware. The US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that about 1 in 4 American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year, with nearly suffering serious disabilities as a result.