“Hair is so important to a teenage girl’s confidence and because I didn’t have it, I felt like I couldn’t relate to anyone”

19-year-old Phoebe Ottomar suffered with trichotillomania for nearly a decade before she was able to overcome it. Here is her story, in honour of International No Pulling Week, 1-7 October. "The first time I pulled a hair out was when...

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What it’s like living with trichotillomania at university

On National No-Pulling Week, one student reveals what it's like to suffer with the disorder at university... I can still remember the panic when I'd get ready for a night out with the girls at uni. Whilst they'd all be...

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