Comorbid Schizophrenia and Anorexia nervosa in an adolescent male | Imran | Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences
 
مبل راحتی صندلی مدیریتی صندلی اداری میز اداری وبلاگدهی گن لاغری بازی اندروید تبلیغات کلیکی آموزش زبان انگلیسی پاراگلایدر مارکت اندروید تور آهنگ محسن چاوشی مسیح و آرش پروتز سینه پروتز باسن پروتز لب میز تلویزیون

Comorbid Schizophrenia and Anorexia nervosa in an adolescent male

Nazish Imran, Fatima Rumesa, Farhat Jamil

Abstract


Schizophrenia is serious illness with high comorbidity of other psychiatric illnesses such as substance abuse disorders, depression and anxiety disorder. The dual diagnosis of schizophrenia and anorexia nervosa in an adolescent male is a rare occurrence and is understudied. The case presented is of a 12-year-old boy with complaints of auditory hallucinations, odd behaviors, paranoid delusions and suicidal attempt along with body image distortion, dread of fatness, food restriction and very low Body mass Index. This case report, describe the comorbidity of schizophrenia and anorexia nervosa by highlighting its assessment and treatment in light of available literature. 

doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.345.15808

How to cite this:Imran N, Rumesa F, Jamil F. Comorbid Schizophrenia and Anorexia nervosa in an adolescent male. Pak J Med Sci. 2018;34(5):1297-1299.   doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.345.15808

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