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Pica

Louis Hagopian, Ph.D., Gerald Nestadt, M.D., M.P.H.
Pica is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide.

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DEFINITION

  • The persistent ingestion of nonnutritive, nonfood items that is neither developmentally nor culturally appropriate and poses potential medical risks.

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Last updated: July 7, 2017

Citation

Hagopian, Louis, and Gerald Nestadt. "Pica." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787075/all/Pica.
Hagopian L, Nestadt G. Pica. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787075/all/Pica. Accessed May 25, 2019.
Hagopian, L., & Nestadt, G. (2017). Pica. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787075/all/Pica
Hagopian L, Nestadt G. Pica [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 May 25]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787075/all/Pica.
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