Oedipism.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Oedipism or self-enucleation is a rare form of self-mutilation, and most often described in acutely psychotic patients, who have religious or sexual delusions. CLINICAL RECORD A 47-year-old Chinese man with a history of chronic schizophrenia enucleated his own left eye and mutilated his right eye. The reason for his behaviour was unknown. The… (More)

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@article{Aung1996Oedipism, title={Oedipism.}, author={Thet Tun Aung and Elgin Yap and H B Fam and Ngai-Fong Law}, journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of ophthalmology}, year={1996}, volume={24 2}, pages={153-7} }