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The Nature of Psychopathology and Abnormal Psychology
The Diagnosis of Mental Disorders


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Anegundi, R. T., Shetty, S. D., Yavagal, C., & Pandurangi, A. (2010). Trichotillomania in children: the occult truth. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry, 1, 55-58.

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Chamberlain, S. R., Menzies, L., Sahakian, B. J., & Fineber, N. A. (2007). Lifting the Veil on Trichotillomania. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164(4), 568-574.

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