Hamid Rahmanian, Nikoletta A Petrou, M Aamer Sarfraz
Self-amputation, the extreme form of self-mutilation, is uncommon. The vast majority of cases are associated with psychosis, with a small number being assigned the controversial diagnosis of body identity integrity disorder. In this article, we report two cases of non-psychotic self-amputation and their similarities with a view to highlighting the risk factors and formulating an appropriate management plan.
September 2015: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences