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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 72-74

Delusional parasitosis: Worms of the mind


1 Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Scientist F & Clinical Psychologist, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Psychiatrist, Command Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Jyoti Prakash
Associate Prof. of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-6748.110958

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Delusional parasitosis is an uncommon psychotic illness. Patients often report to dermatologists and physicians for treatment and are brought to psychiatric attention only for associated psychological distress. One such case is discussed in this report.


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