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A case of PTSD presenting with psychotic symptomatology: a case report

Georgios D Floros*, Ioanna Charatsidou and Grigorios Lavrentiadis

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2nd Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki, 196 Langada str., 564 29 Thessaloniki, Greece

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Cases Journal 2008, 1:352  doi:10.1186/1757-1626-1-352

Published: 25 November 2008

Abstract

A male patient aged 43 presented with psychotic symptomatology after a traumatic event involving accidental mutilation of the fingers. Initial presentation was uncommon although the patient responded well to pharmacotherapy. The theoretical framework, management plan and details of the treatment are presented.