Body integrity identity disorder

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What is Body integrity identity disorder?

Body integrity identity disorder is characterized as the desire to remove one or more healthy limbs or one who desires a severed spinal cord to induce paralysis.

Common symptoms reported by people with Body integrity identity disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Body integrity identity disorder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Body integrity identity disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Body integrity identity disorder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Body integrity identity disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Body integrity identity disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 0 say Body integrity identity disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

These charts show data from Body integrity identity disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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