Coprophagia in a patient with borderline personality disorder

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dc.contributor.author Blasco-Fontecilla, Hilario
dc.contributor.author Garcia-Nieto, Rebeca
dc.contributor.author Alvarez-Garcia, Laura
dc.contributor.author Mata-Iturralde, Laura
dc.contributor.author Artieda-Urrutia, Paula
dc.contributor.author Blanco, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Baca García, Enrique
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Psiquiatría es_ES
dc.contributor.other Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Fundación Jiménez Díaz (IIS-FJD) es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-14T13:26:43Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-14T13:26:43Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation European journal of psychiatry 29.3 (2015): 211-214 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0213-6163 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/679040
dc.description.abstract Background and Objectives: Human coprophagia is a rare phenomenon with severe medical and social consequences. So far, coprophagia has mainly been associated with severe mental retardation, schizophrenia, dementia, and depression. We report a case of coprophagia in a 30-year-old woman with Borderline Personality Disorder (DSM-IV). This case report illustrates the severity of symptoms and maladaptive social consequences of severe personality disorders, comparable to those of patients with schizophrenia. Pharmacological interventions and, particularly intensive psychotherapy might be effective for patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder displaying severe behavior disorders. The treatment of choice for coprophagia is aversive behavioral intervention en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This study was funded in part by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (NARSAD), Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria (FIS) [grant number PI060092]; Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria FIS [grant number RD06/0011/0016]; ETES [grant number PI07/90207]; the Conchita Rabago Foundation, the Harriet and Esteban Vicente Foundation, the Spanish Ministry of Health, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, CIBERSAM (Intramural Project, P91B; Rio Hortega CM08/00170 –Dr. Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla), the Alicia Koplowitz foundation, and the National Institutes of Health, USA [grant number K24MH072712] en_US
dc.format.extent 4 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Universidad de Zaragoza. Facultad de Medicina es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof European journal of psychiatry en_US
dc.subject.other Borderline personality disorder en_US
dc.subject.other Childhood abuse en_US
dc.subject.other Emotional neglect en_US
dc.title Coprophagia in a patient with borderline personality disorder en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Medicina es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 211 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 3 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 214 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 29 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.authorUAM Baca García, Enrique (261227)


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