Regarding Medicating Children for Hair Pulling
by Abby Leora Rohrer
Studies show that medication has no real success rate and is little more than a Band-Aid for hair pulling. The side effects can be severe and scientists do not know the long-term effects of placing a child's still-developing brain under the influence of psychiatric drugs.
Be wary of any practitioner who tells you that medication is necessary to treat hair pulling.
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