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Clin Ter. 2014;165(1):27-30. doi: 10.7471/CT.2014.1657.

[Masuda's Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (C.S.C.R.) and its somatic investment in Narcissism: our observations on new psychiatric nosography].

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  • 1Dipartimenti di Scienze Oftalmologiche, Ia Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, "Sapienza" Università di Roma, Italia.
  • 2Dipartimenti di Neurologia e Psichiatria, Ia Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, "Sapienza" Università di Roma, Italia.
  • 3Disegnatore scientifico freelance, Roma Italia.

Abstract

Case report. Co-morbidity between central serous chorioretinopathy (C.R.S.C.) and narcissistic personality disorder. A reflection on the importance of an integrated approach to this ophthalmological disease through the description of its psychosomatic aspects and the evaluation of the nosographic definition in psychiatry. The central serous chorioretinopathy (C.R.S.C.) is a transudative disease affecting the posterior pole of the eye, that rapidly compromises the visual acuity, although it is a self-limited disease. Narcissism is a personality disorder characterised by an extreme gratification of self, without actually taking care of other people. In the current work both the diseases, along with the respective psychosomatic consequences the patient received, are examined.

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