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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : VD01 - VD02

Psychogenic Belching: A Case Report VD01-VD02

Vivekkumar Ashok Nagarale, Suyog Vijay Jaiswal, Vishal Ashok Sawant, Vihang N. Vahia

Dr. Vivekkumar Ashok Nagarale,
Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, 4th Floor B Wing, Dr. RN Cooper Hospital, Vile Parle (West),
Mumbai-40056, Maharashtra, India.

Conversion symptoms usually appear with emotional conflicts of the patient. Belching’s psychogenic aetiology is not unheard of and can be a manifestation of conversion disorder though rare. Current case is of a middle aged woman presenting with belching unresponsive to medical management. The patient improved after supportive psychotherapy sessions and placebo medication.