TITLE

Delusional Parasitosis

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Florance C.; Uslan, Daniel Z.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2004, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p1470
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on delusional parasitosis. Patients' false and fixed belief that they are infected by parasites; Persistence of a non-bizarre delusion of the somatic type for at least a month; Mean age of onset; Male-to-female ratio; Invasion of a parasite on or inside the skin; Use of pimozide, a dopamine antagonist.
ACCESSION #
15033053

 

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