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Self-inflicted eye injuries.
  1. R Brown,
  2. M A al-Bachari and
  3. K K Kambhampati
  1. Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside.


    Five cases of self-inflicted eye injury are described and discussed. A review of the literature shows that several psychiatric diagnoses have been assigned to people who damage their eyes. A variety of mechanisms to explain this phenomenon are described.

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