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Delusional parasitosis: case series of 8 patients and review of the literature.

  title={Delusional parasitosis: case series of 8 patients and review of the literature.},
  author={Dcw Aw and Jy Thong and H L Chan},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={33 1},
  • D. AwJ. ThongH. Chan
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
INTRODUCTION Delusional parasitosis (DP) is a condition in which a person has the unshakeable and mistaken belief of being infested with parasites. [] Key Method The patients were prescribed various antipsychotics including the atypical antipsychotics. Response was variable, and the patients often defaulted follow-up. An approach to the management of DP is proposed together with a review of the literature.

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