Pseudonursing: A case of galactorrhea

L. M. Cohen, N. H. Cassem, M. E. Molitch, B. J. Biller

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The case report is prompted by the highlighting during time-limited psychotherapy of the unique psycho-physiologic aspects of galactorrhea. In contrast to the more traditional psychosomatic diseases, this case of pseudonursing, like those of pseudocyesis, proved to be unusually responsive to a relatively superficial exploration of dynamics and underlying depression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-224
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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