IJFANS International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences

ISSN PRINT 2319 1775 Online 2320-7876

Psychogenic Vomiting

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Debalina Biswas , Tabish Brar , Amit Beniwal , Aman Singh Jamwal , Brijesh Saran , Amoolya K Seth


When vomiting has a non-organic source, it is referred to as psychogenic vomiting. Idiopathic functional vomiting that is cyclical and chronic is the most typical differential diagnosis. Physical complaints in children and adolescents that cannot be accounted for by somatic etiopathogenesis are frequently observed. Despite being a less prevalent sign of psychological stress, persistent vomiting has been linked to both significant functional impairment and high caregiver stress. We describe a case of psychogenic vomiting in an adolescent here, along with the pharmaceutical and psychotherapy measures used to treat the condition.

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