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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 188-190

Genital self mutilation in alcohol withdrawal state complicated with delirium


Department of Psychiatry, Mamata Medical College and General Hospital, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Sri Hari Charan
Department of Psychiatry, Mamata Medical College and General Hospital, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh - 507 002
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.92045

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Genital self mutilation is a rare and a severe form of self-injurious behavior usually described in psychotic disorders, with delusions and hallucinations. It has been ascribed to sexual conflicts, Body image distortions, Internalized aggression, and suicidal intent. This phenomenon has been described in schizophrenia, affective psychosis, alcohol intoxication, and personality disorders. The present case genital self mutilation in a case of alcohol withdrawal state complicated by delirium is reported.


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