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Delusional pregnancy in a patient with primary sterility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10907216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case of a patient suffering from primary sterility who developed a well-systemized delusion of pregnancy is described. The patient did not have a history of psychiatric disorder or organic cerebral pathology. No history of epilepsy was detected in this patient contrary to the reports in the literature, and these facts have pathogenic relevance in delusional pregnancy. The importance of psychological factors in the development of a delusion of pregnancy is discussed.
H Griengl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0167-482X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2000 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-09-20     Completed Date:  2000-09-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8308648     Medline TA:  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  57-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Vienna, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Amitriptyline / therapeutic use
Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic / therapeutic use
Antipsychotic Agents / therapeutic use
Delusions / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology,  psychology*
Drug Therapy, Combination
Fallopian Tube Diseases / complications*,  surgery
Flupenthixol / therapeutic use
Infertility, Female / complications*,  psychology*
Ovarian Cysts / complications*,  surgery
Pseudopregnancy / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology,  psychology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic; 0/Antipsychotic Agents; 2709-56-0/Flupenthixol; 50-48-6/Amitriptyline

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