olfactory reference syndrome


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olfactory reference syndrome

Psychiatry A condition in which a person complains of unpleasant odors emanating from the skin or from a specific body orifice, unrelated to any physiologic process. See Halitosis, Odors, Olfactory hallucination.
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The symptoms of Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS) were first described in a case series of 36 patients by Pryse-Phillips in 1971 [1].
The patient was initially diagnosed with schizophrenia but later revised to Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS) in view of an extensive review of her symptoms and collateral information.
Olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) is characterised by the erroneous belief that one emits a foul or unpleasant body odour.
An olfactory reference syndrome. Acta Psychiatr Scand [serial online].
Is olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) a delusional disorder that has somatic characteristics or an obsessive compulsive spectrum disorder?
Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS): Presentation of a Case
Patients with olfactory reference syndrome have high rates of clinical depression and other comorbid psychiatric disorders, and nearly half of them do not seek psychiatric treatment for their perceived order.
Olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) is a preoccupation with the belief that one emits a foul or offensive body odor that is not perceived by other people, said lead study investigator Dr.
Successful treatment with amisulpride for the progression of olfactory reference syndrome to schizophrenia.
Patients with olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) falsely believe they emit an offensive body odor.