I've had trichotillomania for about 6 years already. It started when I got bullied in school and when I started going through depression too. My parents know about my hairpulling but they don't know how it started, they just know I have it, and have taken me to many specialized counselors and help groups, but nothing has worked. Everytime they discover a bald spot, they get really angry at me and say stuff like "Why do you keep pulling, you're almost bald?" "Can't you just stop, no one will like you if you are bald?" stuff like that. i keep telling them that they don't understand what I'm going through and they still won't listen. Please help!
I hope you all don't mind my sharing this here but I hope it might help someone and I hope I can maybe talk it through with others who are struggling and need support.I have been going the way of self-help as far as my mental health is concerned and I am trying to kind of give myself CBT and ERP. It's been hard and I have had some setbacks and I have made lot of mistakes but...This weekend, I...
Has anyone that suffers with hair pulling/ skin picking noticed that by taking a stimulant, it makes their picking/pulling worse? My psychiatrist seems to think Adderall is making my anxiety and negative habits worse but I don't really know.