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A behavioral treatment of compulsive lip-biting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6358274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report describes the successful behavioral treatment of compulsive lip-biting and face scarring in a 12 yr-old boy. The condition had been long standing, self-mutilating and intractable. A regime of tracking (self-recording), aversive response substitution, and relaxation effected immediate and long lasting tissue repair and cure.
L S Lyon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0005-7916     ISO Abbreviation:  J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1983 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-27     Completed Date:  1984-01-27     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0245075     Medline TA:  J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aversive Therapy
Behavior Therapy / methods*
Compulsive Behavior / therapy*
Relaxation Therapy
Self Mutilation / therapy*

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