Pica responding to SSRI: An OCD spectrum disorder?

@article{Bhatia2009PicaRT,
  title={Pica responding to SSRI: An OCD spectrum disorder?},
  author={M. Bhatia and R. Gupta},
  journal={The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={936 - 938}
}
  • M. Bhatia, R. Gupta
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry
Pica is a common disorder in childhood, however, in adults it is associated with mental retardation, psychosis and pregnancy. A few case reports have described it being associated with obsessive compulsive disorder in adults. We describe the case of an adult female patient who developed an impulse to ingest chalk only in stressful situations. These thoughts were ego-dystonic and kept on hammering her mind until she ate it. She was diagnosed as having Major Depressive Disorder with relational… Expand
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