The Music Therapy-Assisted Childbirth program: A study evaluation
Journal/Book: Pre and Peri Natal Psychology Journal. 1986; 4: 111-124.
Abstract: Describes the case of a 34-yr-old male with acute trichotillomania. Behavior therapy components included bandaging of S's hands, with the bandages removed briefly during the day; engaging S in music therapy and literature; use of positive and negative reinforcement; and supportive psychotherapy during critical treatment phases. S was symptom-free 3 mo after hospital discharge.
Note: behavioral & supportive psychotherapy; 34 yr old male with trichotillomania; case report
Keyword(s): Behavior therapy; hair pulling; case report; psychotherapy ; adulthood