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Psychogenic dermatitis is a chronic skin disease characterized by self-mutilation behavior that results in partial or complete hair loss (alopecia) and ulcers or injuries on the skin. In domestic cats, anxiety or stress can also generate excessive licking of the coat and, in this species,...

Author(s)
Costa, A. L. M. da; Teixeira, R. H. F.; Ribeiro, V. L.; Kokubun, H. S.; Riva, H. G.
Publisher
Editora Guará, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Clínica Veterinária, 2016, 21, 120, pp 60-64
Abstract

Objective - To identify underlying medical conditions in cats with a presumptive diagnosis of psychogenic alopecia. Design - Case series. Animals - 21 adult cats referred with a presumptive diagnosis of psychogenic alopecia. Procedures - A detailed behavior and dermatologic questionnaire was...

Author(s)
Waisglass, S. E.; Landsberg, G. M.; Yager, J. A.; Hall, J. A.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2006, 228, 11, pp 1705-1709
Abstract

Compulsive disorders in veterinary behavioral medicine are still poorly understood and therefore often over-diagnosed. Feline psychogenic alopecia is classified as oral compulsive disorder. Compulsive behaviors appears abnormal because are shown out of context and are often repetitive, exaggerated...

Author(s)
Palestrini, C.; Talamonti, Z.; Cannas, S.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2015, 32, 1, pp 11-18
AbstractFull Text

Neural Terapy (NT) is a form of treatment that consists in the use of local anesthetics in low concentrations in diverse body areas of the patien, chosen by his life history. The scientific bases have begun with the russians Pavlov and Speransky, later with the german brothers Huneke, Pischinger...

Author(s)
Lima Gonçalves, B. A.; Rocha Vianna, L.; Castro Andrade, C. de
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2019, 13, 12,
Abstract

Psychogenic alopecia in cats is an obsessive-compulsive disorder, leading to displacement behavior. This study was conducted to observe the role of behaviour disorders in the pathogenesis of psychogenic alopecia. Five indoor cats, with regional alopecia, were referred to our clinics. Fluoxetine was ...

Author(s)
Pekmezcİ, D.; Sancak, A. A.; Cakıroglu, D.; Meral, Y.
Publisher
Ankara Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlığ, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2009, 56, 2, pp 145-146
Abstract

A 1-year-old male crossbreed cat was presented for evaluation of alopecia in dorsal lumbar and sacral regions. The owner had moved to his current residence 2 months prior to the admission date. It seemed that the cat was uncomfortable in this new place. The client noticed excessive vocalisation,...

Author(s)
Ghaffari, M. S.; Sabzevari, A.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2010, 19, 3, pp 317-319
Abstract

This article provides tools to use in everyday practice for recognizing specific disease components and tips to help identify the right diagnosis when faced with feline dermatologic challenges. Causes of pruritus (parasites, allergy, infections, neoplasms, hyperthyroidism, drug eruption and...

Author(s)
Thompson, L. A.
Publisher
VetMed Communications, Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Practice, 2013, 3, 6, pp 48-52
AbstractFull Text

The present report describes a case of distal tail self-mutilation in a 5-year-old neutered male domestic short-hair cat. The cat started licking his tail few months before the behavioural visit. Because of the severity of the self-induced injuries, the veterinarian performed a surgical partial...

Author(s)
Talamonti, Z.; Cannas, S.; Palestrini, C.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ss Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Macedonian Veterinary Review, 2017, 40, 1, pp 103-107
Abstract

This article describes psychogenic alopecia and psychogenic aggression in cats caused by varied and abrupt changes in the cats' social hierarchy and environmental conditions due to the arrival of a new born baby in the household. Two cases are described in detail.

Author(s)
Granacher, A.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2011, 92, 3, pp 190...196
Abstract

A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted to determine the efficacy of clomipramine hydrochloride in cats with psychogenic alopecia. Twenty-five cats were randomly assigned to receive clomipramine hydrochloride (0.5 mg/kg orally q 24 hours) or placebo for 56 days. Eleven cats...

Author(s)
Mertens, P. A.; Torres, S.; Jessen, C.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2006, 42, 5, pp 336-343

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