Review: could Bipolar disorder cause Trichotillomania?
Summary: Trichotillomania could be caused by Bipolar disorder, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Depression, and take Seroquel.
We study 36,561 people who have Bipolar disorder from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Trichotillomania. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Bipolar disorder (latest reports from 78,517 patients) is typically treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote.
Trichotillomania (the compulsive urge to pull out (and in some cases, eat) one's own hair leading to noticeable hair loss, distress) (latest reports from 791 patients) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, acne, stress and anxiety, hepatitis c.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 36,561 people who have bipolar disorder are studied. Among them, 4 (0.01%) have Trichotillomania. They amount to 0.51% of all the 791 people who have Trichotillomania on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Trichotillomania * :
Age of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Trichotillomania * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (2 people, 50.00%)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (2 people, 50.00%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 50.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Seroquel (3 people, 75.00%)
- Paxil (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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