Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Self-Amputation in Two Non-Psychotic Patients

Hamid Rahmanian 1 , * , Nikoletta A. Petrou 2 and M. Aamer Sarfraz 3
Authors Information
1 Locum Consultant Psychiatrist , Camden & islington NHS Trust, London, UK
2 Surgical trainee Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
3 Consultant Psychiatrist, Kent and Medway NHS Trust, UK
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 28, 2015, 9 (3); e231
  • Published Online: September 23, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 28, 2013
  • Revised: August 9, 2014
  • Accepted: October 28, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-231

To Cite: Rahmanian H, Petrou N A, Sarfraz M A. Self-Amputation in Two Non-Psychotic Patients, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2015 ; 9(3):e231. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-231.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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