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Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...

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New Alopecia Research Opportunity. Thank you, participants! Recruitment is now closed.

June 1st, 2020 by Chassin

Do you have or know someone with alopecia? Interested in taking part in psychological research?

Ms. Paige Clarke-Jeffers announces the enrollment of Black women with all forms of alopecia areata in her research project: “Black Women’s Experiences of Living with Alopecia” at Birmingham City University, United Kingdom. The study is for her Masters of Health Psychology dissertation.

Aim your smart camera at this QR code for the Participant Information Sheet

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Got Alopecia? Take Self-Help Research Survey!

January 18th, 2017 by Chassin

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Researchers at the University of Sheffield’s Department of Psychology want to hear from you!

Will a self-help program aid patients with visible skin differences?

Be part of the survey this week. You might win a very nice Amazon Gift card chosen from all participants.  Register  HERE  Learn more HERE.

You won’t be the person you expect to be…

January 4th, 2013 by Chassin

Self-perception is a major player in the lives of all people with alopecia areata, particularly women. Who am I now? Who will I be? John Tierney’s NY Times article (Why You Won’t Be the Person You Expect to Be) talks about the Harvard psychologist’s study “The End of History Illusion” in the journal Science.

How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

January 1st, 2013 by admin

With the science of doing good marching light years faster than alopecia research, a daily dose of  gratitude buffers the losses felt with alopecia  http://yhoo.it/VhqvNB