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Trichotillomania: diagnosis and management

Trichotillomania: diagnosis and management

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

October 6, 2016

Updated

October 20, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Satwinderjit Shinhmar and Dr Anthony Bewley describe trichotillomania, explaining its pathogenesis and possible aetiology. They offer suggestions for differential diagnoses that should be considered and look at the management options available.
Key learning points for healthcare professionals include symptoms, treatment and likely prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify and manage trichotillomania
  • Know when to refer for specialist treatment
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Satwinderjit Shinhmar
    Specialist registrar in dermatology
    Royal Derby Hospital
    UK

    Dr Anthony Bewley
    Consultant dermatologist
    Barts Health NHS Trust
    London
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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