PSYCHOGENIC PRURITUS By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms ORDERLINESS RESPONSE PREVENTION BARBITURATES RUMINATION ANXIETY HIERARCHY FLUVOXAMINE BLOOD POISONING BRONCHUS ACAROPHOBIA PROTOPATHIC SENSATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC PRURITUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-pruritus/ (accessed March 4, 2021).