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Treating patients with delusions of parasitosis: a blueprint for clinicians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20919597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dermatologists often inquire how to approach a patient with delusions of parasitosis. Avoiding negative countertransference and developing a therapeutic alliance with the patient are key steps for dermatologists. Even though each case is unique, this article serves as a blueprint for clinicians on how to approach and treat these patients.
Ladan Mostaghimi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-05     Completed Date:  2010-11-02     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Psychocutaneous Clinic, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Delusions / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Dermatology / methods*
Diagnosis, Differential
Parasitic Diseases / psychology*
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Transference (Psychology)

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