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Year : 2000  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 209-210

Psychological Blindness - A Case Report


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, B.J. Medical College Civil Hospital, Ahmedababd-380016, India
2 3rd year Resident, Department of Psychiatry, B.J. Medical College Civil Hospital, Ahmedababd-380016, India

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M N Parikh
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, B.J. Medical College Civil Hospital, Ahmedababd-380016
India
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Rarely does malingering present in the form of complete blindness and that too of prolonged duration, in presence of possible organic corroboration and well supported by relatives. This case is reported to highlight the extremes of psychological production of symptoms and how it can be successfully dealt with.



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