Monosymptomatic hypochondriacal psychosis: Grief as a precipitant

Hamdy F. Moselhy, Ahmed M.R. El-Dosoky

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A 71 year-old woman developed a delusion of infestation following the death of her cat. She made complete recovery on pimozide 2 mg daily.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-245
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • elderly
  • grief
  • monosymptomatic hypochondriacal psychosis
  • pimozide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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