MAO inhibitor therapy in trichotillomania associated with depression: case report.

Journal Article

Trichotillomania may sometimes be an atypical variant of depressive illness. A case is reported in which the MAO inhibitor isocarboxazid was successfully used to treat both depression and associated trichotillomania. The symptoms recurred upon discontinuation of the drug and were ameliorated by reintroduction of isocarboxazid .

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krishnan, RR; Davidson, J; Miller, R

Published Date

  • June 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 45 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 267 - 268

PubMed ID

  • 6725219

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1555-2101

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-6689


  • eng