hairpulling

noun

hair·​pull·​ing -ˌpu̇l-iŋ How to pronounce hairpulling (audio)
: the often pathological habit of pulling out one's hair one or a few hairs at a time compare trichotillomania

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“Hairpulling.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hairpulling. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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