Imaginary bugs, real distress: delusional parasitosis.

@article{Frean2008ImaginaryBR,
  title={Imaginary bugs, real distress: delusional parasitosis.},
  author={John Andrew Frean and Gillian de Jong and Richard William Albrecht},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2008},
  volume={98 10},
  pages={
          784-6
        }
}
1primary DP, when the delusion is the only evidence of disease; DP secondary to psychiatric disease; and DP secondary to other medical conditions, intoxication, or substance abuse. Consideration of underlying medical or psychiatric conditions is essential for assessment of DP. Associated psychiatric disorders include schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, phobias, and hypochondriasis. DP may be secondary to many medical conditions, including… CONTINUE READING

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