Reply To: Has anyone had their child pull hair

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Penny Williams
Keymaster

Hair pulling is called trichotillomania:

Hair Pulling! Skin Picking! Nail Biting! Oh, My!

There has been at least one study that showed very promising results treating it with the supplement Inositol:
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01875445

It could be more of an OCD thing, than ADHD or ADHD medicine:

The Truth About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Penny
ADDconnect Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism