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What is psychogenic vomiting?

A condition where vomiting is caused by psychological distress rather than infection or medications. Treatment of the underlying stressor or psychiatric illness is necessary.

Symptoms of psychogenic vomiting

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Vomiting during a similar situation

  • Mental stress or physical exhaustion

  • Stressed over daily life

  • Difficulty sleeping (Insomnia)

  • Feeling down

Questions your doctor may ask to check for psychogenic vomiting

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose psychogenic vomiting

  • Do you have nausea or vomiting?

  • Do you vomit when you think of when you had vomited before?

  • Are you experiencing mental stress or physical exhaustion?

  • Do you feel psychologically stressed (for example, you clearly hate going to work or school)?

  • Do you have difficulty sleeping (Insomnia)?

Treatment for psychogenic vomiting

Treatment of the cause, such as psychiatric illness or stress, is important. Behavioral modification therapy can be helpful. In some cases, medications may be useful.

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References

  • Hederos CA. Psychogenic vomiting. Lancet. 1992 May 16;339(8803):1228. doi: 10.1016/0140-6736(92)91163-3. PMID: 1349955.

    https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PII0140-6736(92)91163-3/fulltext

  • Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Vomiting

    https://www.ajgponline.org/article/S1064-7481(13)00506-X/fulltext

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Reviewed By:

Weston S. Ferrer, MD

Weston S. Ferrer, MD (Psychiatry)

Weston Ferrer is a physician leader, psychiatrist, and clinical informaticist based in San Francisco. With nearly a decade of experience in academia and more recent immersion in industry, he has made significant contributions to the fields of digital health, health tech, and healthcare innovation. | As an Associate Professor at UCSF, Weston was involved in teaching, leadership, and clinical practice, focusing on the intersection of technology and mental health. He recently led mental health clinical for Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences), where he applied his expertise to develop innovative solutions for mental healthcare using the tools of AI/ML, digital therapeutics, clinical analytics, and more.. | Weston is known for his unique ability to innovate and support product development while bringing pragmatism to technology entrepreneurship. He is a strong advocate for patient-centered care and is committed to leveraging technology to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities. |

Shohei Harase, MD

Shohei Harase, MD (Neurology)

Dr. Harase spent his junior and senior high school years in Finland and the U.S. After graduating from the University of Washington (Bachelor of Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology), he worked for Apple Japan Inc. before entering the University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Okinawa Prefectural Chubu Hospital, where he received the Best Resident Award in 2016 and 2017. In 2021, he joined the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, specializing in hyperacute stroke.

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