Ekbom syndrome: the challenge of "invisible bug" infestations.

@article{Hinkle2010EkbomST,
  title={Ekbom syndrome: the challenge of "invisible bug" infestations.},
  author={Nancy C. Hinkle},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2010},
  volume={55},
  pages={
          77-94
        }
}
  • Nancy C. Hinkle
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of entomology
  • Ekbom Syndrome is synonymous with delusory parasitosis, a belief that one's body is infested by invisible bugs. Persons suffering from this syndrome often claim to feel dermal sensations and to visualize the bugs, although no one else can see them. Ekbom Syndrome is a delusional condition; it is intractable and cannot be corrected by argument or evidence. Ekbom Syndrome sufferers exhibit a range of predictable behaviors in their attempts to eliminate their infestations, including seeking… CONTINUE READING
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