Delusional Parasitosis

Wilson, Florance C.; Uslan, Daniel Z.
November 2004
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2004, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p1470
Academic Journal
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.


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