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Olfactory reference syndrome: A case treated with sertraline and olanzapine.

  title={Olfactory reference syndrome: A case treated with sertraline and olanzapine.},
  author={Eylem {\"O}zten and Feride G{\"o}kben Hızlı Sayar and Ali Evren Tufan and Cem Cerit and Orhan Veli Doğan},
Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS) is a rare psychiatric condition in which the affected person has a certain belief that his/her body odor is foul or unpleasant and his/her occupation on this issue leads to a loss of functionality. ORS patients blame themselves because of the smell they emit and avoidance behaviors are evident. Major depressive disorder comorbidity rate is very high. In our case, we have an ORS patient with major depressive disorder (recurrent) and panic disorder comorbidity… Expand
Olfactory Reference Disorder: Diagnosis, Epidemiology and Management
Clinicians and researchers are provided information on the epidemiology, clinical presentation and treatment options for olfactory reference disorder, a condition that is characterized by the erroneous belief that one emits a foul or unpleasant body odour, resulting in significant distress and impairment. Expand
[If People Can't Stand Their Own Smell - A Review and Case History about Olfactory Reference Disorder].
There is a big lack of well-designed studies concerning ORS, in all areas of its nosology, and the suffering of persons with ORS is really incriminating. Expand
Ekel und die olfaktorische Referenzstörung
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Wenn man sich selbst einfach nicht „riechen” kann
Die Olfaktorische Referenzstörung (ORS) ist ein bisher wenig erforschtes und kaum bekanntes Phänomen, welches in den letzten Jahren jedoch stärker in das Interesse der Forschung rückt. Mit diesemExpand


Olfactory reference syndrome: a case report
A case of a 32 year old single male whose delusion of emitting a foul body odor has caused significant depressive symptoms is presented and he showed remarkable improvement with a combination of paroxetine and olanzapine therapy. Expand
Olfactory reference syndrome manifests in a variety of psychiatric disorders
Olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) is a rare psychiatric condition characterized by isolated olfactory hallucinations or illusionary misinterpretations of odours with delusional self-reference and aExpand
Is olfactory reference syndrome an obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorder?: two cases and a discussion.
A number of phenomenological and neurobiological features in these patients were at least partially reminiscent of OCD, and despite having poor insight, both patients demonstrated significant improvement upon treatment with a serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Expand
Olfactory reference syndrome: diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis.
It is argued that ORS represents a unique cluster of symptoms that can be delineated as a separate diagnostic entity, and that it falls on a spectrum of social anxiety disorders that includes social anxiety disorder, taijin kyofusho, and body dysmorphic disorder. Expand
[Olfactory reference syndrome: a systematic review].
The olfactory reference syndrome is a clinically well defined syndrome, which would support the idea of being included in the appendix of DSM-5, as an independent entity. Expand
Olfactory reference syndrome: a systematic review of the world literature
Olfactory reference syndrome is a primary psychiatric syndrome that does not fit well into its current classification as a subtype of delusional disorder, both in terms of its nosology and its response to treatment. Expand
How to Help Patients with Olfactory Reference Syndrome: Delusion of Body Odor Causes Shame, Social Isolation
Patients with olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) falsely believe they emit an offensive body odor and engage in repetitive and "safety" behaviors intended to check, eliminate, or camouflage the supposed odor. Expand
Olfactory reference syndrome: demographic and clinical features of imagined body odor.
OBJECTIVE Olfactory reference syndrome - preoccupation with a false belief that one emits a foul or offensive body odor - appears to be characterized by high morbidity and seeking of nonpsychiatric treatment. Expand
Olfactory reference syndrome.
The authors present a case of ORS and then discuss the literature with regard to diagnosis and treatment and then talk about how the they approached the treatment of this patient with ORS. Expand
Do olfactory reference syndrome and Jiko‐shu‐kyofu (a subtype of Taijin‐kyofu) share a common entity?
The aim of the study was to clarify the relationship between the two separate syndromes that had independently been recognized in culturally different settings. Expand