Would you have Trichotillomania when you have Bipolar Disorder?

Summary

Trichotillomania is reported only by a few people with Bipolar disorder. We study 5 people who have Trichotillomania and Bipolar disorder from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine (latest reports from 43,494 Bipolar disorder patients)

Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania (the compulsive urge to pull out (and in some cases, eat) one's own hair leading to noticeable hair loss, distress) has been reported by people with basal cell carcinoma, torticollis, iron deficiency anaemia, sepsis, drowsiness (latest reports from 268 Trichotillomania patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

5 people who have Bipolar Disorder and Trichotillomania are studied.


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Would you have Trichotillomania when you have Bipolar disorder?

Gender of people who have Bipolar Disorder and experience Trichotillomania *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Bipolar Disorder and experience Trichotillomania *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 40 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Severity if Bipolar Disorder and experience Trichotillomania *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (5 people)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)
  • Psychotic Disorder (1 person)
  • Insomnia (1 person)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (3 people)
  • Risperidone (1 person)
  • Paxil (1 person)
  • Lexapro (1 person)
  • Depakote (1 person)
  • Ambien (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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