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CASE REPORT

A Case of Habit Disorder: Sniffing Smell of Own Breath Using Fingers

Sudhir Hebbar, Tanujveer S Chandok

Keywords : Habit disorder, Sniffing,Fluoxetine

Citation Information : Hebbar S, Chandok TS. A Case of Habit Disorder: Sniffing Smell of Own Breath Using Fingers. J Med Sci 2018; 4 (3):85-86.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-0093

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 00-09-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Habit disorders and impulse control disorders include conditions involving problems in self-control of emotions and behaviors. These are disorders which people generally neglect in day to day life as the symptoms are not severe, disabling or distressing. However, we present a case of 30 years old male with a habit disorder of sniffing smell of own breath using fingers, who responded well to fluoxetine. Methodology: Patient who came to Psychiatry OPD, Raja Rajeswari Medical College and Hospital was taken for case report. ICD-10: Textbook was used to diagnose patient with Habit Disorder.


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