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Psychological impact of alopecia

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1084

Speaking from personal experience

  1. Diana M Amor, scientific editor (
  1. Reading Scientific Services Limited, Reading RG6 6LA

    EDITOR—I had to respond to the article on alopecia by Hunt and McHale,1 if only to show how attitudes have changed in the past four decades. I lost every hair on my head in 1965, when I was 17 and doing my A levels. I had …

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