Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Debilitating Itching: An Unusual Presentation of Dhat Syndrome Following Recovery from Dermatitis Artefacta

Penchilaiya Venkatalakshmi 1 and Vikas Menon 2 , *
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1 Department of Psychiatry and National Drug Deaddiction Treatment Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi-110029, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry-605006, India
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: March 2017, 11 (1); e4823
  • Published Online: October 17, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 25, 2015
  • Revised: May 6, 2016
  • Accepted: October 1, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.4823

To Cite: Venkatalakshmi P, Menon V. Debilitating Itching: An Unusual Presentation of Dhat Syndrome Following Recovery from Dermatitis Artefacta, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2017 ; 11(1):e4823. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.4823.

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