Artículos Científicos

New treatment models for compulsive disorders

Grant JE1, Fineberg N2, van Ameringen M3, Cath D4, Visser H5, Carmi L6, Pallanti S7, Hollander E8, van Balkom AJ9. Author information Abstract Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) as well as related disorders such as body dysmorphic disorder, tic disorder, and trichotillomania are all common and often debilitating. Although treatments are …

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Defining treatment response in trichotillomania: a signal detection analysis

Houghton DC1, Capriotti MR2, De Nadai AS3, Compton SN4, Twohig MP5, Neal-Barnett AM6, Saunders SM7, Franklin ME8, Woods DW9. Author information Abstract The Massachusetts General Hospital Hairpulling Scale (MGH-HPS) and the NIMH Trichotillomania Severity Scale (NIMH-TSS) are two widely used measures of trichotillomania severity. Despite their popular use, currently no …

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Trichobezoar Causing Gastric Perforation: A Case Report

Ahmad Z Ms1, Sharma A Ms1, Ahmed M Md2, Vatti V Ms1. Author information Abstract Trichobezoars are impactions of swallowed hairs in the stomach and occasionally in the intestine. They occur in emotionally disturbed, depressed, or mentally retarded patients who have trichotillomania and trichophagia. Trichobezoars are usually diagnosed on CT …

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What Future Role Might N-Acetyl-Cysteine Have in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive and Grooming Disorders?: A Systematic Review

J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2016 Feb;36(1):57-62. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000431. Smith L1, Tracy DK, Giaroli G. Author information Abstract Licensed pharmacological treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorders include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants. However, a large proportion of patients show minimal or no therapeutic response to these treatments. The glutamatergic system has been …

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Impaired Executive Functioning In Pediatric Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder)

Flessner CA1, Brennan E1, Murphy YE1, Francazio S1. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: No neurocognitive examinations of pediatric trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder; HPD) have taken place. As a result, science’s understanding of the underlying pathophysiology associated with HPD in youths is greatly lacking. The present study seeks to begin to address …

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Diet, Metabolites, and ‘‘Western-Lifestyle’’ Inflammatory Diseases

Alison N. Thorburn,1,2 Laurence Macia,1,2 and Charles R. Mackay1,* 1Department of Immunology, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia 2Co-first author *Correspondence: [email protected] One explanation for the increased incidence of allergies, asthma, and even some autoimmune diseases has been the hygiene hypothesis. However, recent studies also highlight an important role for …

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