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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schwerthoeffer, D; Baeuml, J 
Title:
"Junk-food" - Intervention in poisoning delusion 
Abstract:
Case report about a 29-year old US-American patient who suddenly flew to Germany due to a schizoaffektive disorder. During a stay in our psychiatric hospital she refused food, liquid and medication because of fear of being poisoned. After four days her general condition had worsened rapidly so that parenteral nutrition was discussed. Surprisingly her poisoning delusion could be overcome by offering American "Junk-Food". From this moment on compliance in taking of medication improved too, so that...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Psychiatr Prax 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0303-4259 
TUM Institution:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie