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Pimozide in Pathological Jealousy

  • Alan Byrne (a1) and Lakshmi N. Yatham (a1)
Abstract

A 39-year-old man had his pathological jealousy successfully treated with pimozide. It is suggested that pimozide might be considered the drug of choice in all the monodelusional disorders.

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Alberta Hospital Ponoka, Box 1000, Ponoka, Alberta, Canada TOC 2HO
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Pimozide in Pathological Jealousy

  • Alan Byrne (a1) and Lakshmi N. Yatham (a1)
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