Genital self-mutilation (GSM) is a rare event that is commonly associated with psychotic disorders; we report an occurrence in the context of psychosis and drug use. We also review the etiologies of this phenomenon and how these etiologies differ across gender.
Franke, Craig B. M.D. (PGY4) and Rush, James A. M.D. (PGY3)
"Autocastration and Autoamputation of the Penis in a Patient with Delusions of Sexual Guilt,"
Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry:
1, Article 2.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jeffjpsychiatry/vol21/iss1/2