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Title: A case of Diogenes Syndrome
Authors: Ferry, Peter
Keywords: Psychology
Dementia -- Case studies
Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Case studies
Senile dementia
Social behavior disorders
Mental illness
Issue Date: 2013-12
Publisher: Malta College of Family Doctors
Citation: Malta College of Family Doctors. 2013, Vol.2(3), p. 29-31
Abstract: Diogenes Syndrome is a syndrome of extreme selfneglect, domestic squalor, excessive hoarding, social withdrawal and refusal of all help and lack of concern regarding one’s personal residential situation. A case report of an 83 year old lady with mild dementia and Diogenes Syndrome is described.
Appears in Collections:JMCFD, Volume 2, Issue 3
JMCFD, Volume 2, Issue 3
Scholarly Works - FacM&SMed
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