11 Treatments for Pica

Overview

People with the disorder pica compulsively eat items that have no nutritional value. An affected person might eat relatively harmless items like ice or potentially dangerous items like flakes of dried paint or pieces of metal. In the latter case[read article]

Tests for Pica

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Plasma Zinc Test
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Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract Series
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Medical Procedures for Pica

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Aversion Therapy
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Positive Reinforcement
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Behavior Therapy
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Family Psychotherapy
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