Comorbid Schizophrenia and Anorexia nervosa in an adolescent male
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.
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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