psychogenic vomiting


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psy·cho·gen·ic vom·it·ing

vomiting associated with emotional distress and anxiety.

psy·cho·gen·ic vom·it·ing

(sī'kō-jen'ik vom'it-ing)
Emesis associated with emotional distress and anxiety.

psy·cho·gen·ic vom·it·ing

(sī'kō-jen'ik vom'it-ing)
Regurgitation associated with emotional distress and anxiety.
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OBJECTIVE: To assess the response of psychogenic vomiting with conventional antipsychotic chlorpromazine.
All the patients were diagnosed as psychogenic vomiting according to DSM IVTR criteria.
CONCLUSION: Based on this study, our conclusion is that patients with psychogenic vomiting will respond well with chlorpromazine of very low doses over a short period without any side effects and without any recurrence of symptoms.