Management of self-mutilation. Confrontation and integration of psychotherapy and psychotropic drug treatment

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research

Author(s): Van Moffaert M

The management of diverse types of self-mutilation is discussed with a particular emphasis on the selective use of open confrontation of the dissimulating patient with the self-inflicted nature of the lesions. Integration of psychotherapy with psychotropic drug treatment in self-mutilating patients is a necessity.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Psychotherapy and psychosomatics
Journal Abbreviation: Psychother Psychosom
Journal Date Published: 1990-10-02

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 2641561
Article Source:
Lasted Revision: 2009-11-11

Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).


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