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Self-inflicted ocular injuries. A rare form of self-mutilation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6711524     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two unusual patients with chronic, undifferentiated schizophrenia committed acts of ocular self-mutilation. The types of patients who perform acts of self-inflicted ocular injuries are described, with particular emphasis on individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A discussion of these cases, as well as a review of the literature on the more common forms of self-mutilation, is presented.
Authors:
J Leslie; M L Taff; I Patel; A Sternberg; M M Fernando
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0195-7910     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Publication Date:  1984 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-02     Completed Date:  1984-05-02     Revised Date:  2011-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8108948     Medline TA:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Chronic Disease
Eye Injuries / psychology*
Humans
Male
Schizophrenia / complications
Self Mutilation / psychology*
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / psychology*

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