PSYCHOGENIC PRURITUS

A skin condition accompanied by severe itching that is impervious to treatment. It is often found in anxious, depress or obsessive-compulsive individuals.

PSYCHOGENIC PRURITUS: "Psychogenic Pruritis had led the patient to scratch until blood welled from his forearms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC PRURITUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-pruritus/ (accessed March 4, 2021).
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