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Volume 14, suplement 1

Case report

Pathological collection

AGNIESZKA KSIĘŻOPOLSKA1, SŁAWOMIRA KOTAPKA-MINC1
1. III Klinika Psychiatryczna Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii 2005; 14 (supl. 1/20): 110-106
Keywords: obsessive-compulsive disorder, pathological collecting

Abstract

Objective. A case is presented ofpathological collecting exacerbated in consequence of a vascular CNS damage.

Case. A male patient aged 73, whose pathological collecting originated from his anakastic personality, developed in the course of obsessive-compulsive disorder, and exacerbated following vascular damage to the frontal lobes.

Commentary. A significant role of psychosocial factors in the case of pathological collecting was emphasized.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Agnieszka Księżopolska, II Klinika Psychiatryczna Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii, ul. Sobieskiego 9, 02-957 Warszawa