Cheek-biting disorder: Another stereotypic movement disorder?

Praharaj, Samir Kumar (2011) Cheek-biting disorder: Another stereotypic movement disorder? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25. pp. 1085-1086. ISSN 0887-6185

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Abstract

Recurrent cheek biting, a form of self-injurious behavior is a rare entity which presents mostly to dentists and dermatologists. We report a case of recurrent severe cheek biting in an adult male leading to mucosal ulceration. The stereotypic pattern of cheek biting and associated behavior bears striking resemblance to other impulse control disorders.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cheek biting; Impulse control disorders; Stereotypic movement disorder
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2013 06:16
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2013 06:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/136446

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