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Cannabis Study: It May Reduce Obsessive-Compulsive Body Hair Pulling Disorder, Trichotillomania (TMM)

Jane Summers

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Cannabis Study: It May Reduce Obsessive-Compulsive Body Hair Pulling Disorder, Trichotillomania (TMM)

One recent study looked at how, dronabinol, a man-made form of cannabis, can help mitigate behaviors in an obsessive compulsive disorder called Trichotillomania.

According to The TLC Foundation, the condition is characterized by repetitive hair pulling, and that 1 or 2 in 50 people experience the condition in their lifetime.

As for the study, it assessed fourteen female subjects with the condition over a 12-week period. The participants received doses of dronabinol. The study concluded that:

“This study, the first to examine a cannabinoid agonist in the treatment of trichotillomania, found that dronabinol demonstrated statistically significant reductions in trichotillomania symptoms, in the absence of negative cognitive effects. Pharmacological modulation of the cannabinoid system may prove useful in controlling a range of compulsive behaviors. Given the small sample and open-label design, however larger placebo-controlled studies incorporating cognitive measures are warranted.”

The study ultimately suggests that cannabis, at least the man-made kind, may be able to reduce obsessive-compulsive tendencies among those with Trichotillomania.

Jane is a regular contributor who learned about the great benefits of CBD a few years ago after starting it herself. Impressed by its effects, she's interested in helping others learn about options that can be helpful for them.

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