A Discussion on Delusional Infestation (DI)


Delusional Infestation (DI) is a psychological disorder in which an individual believes they have insects on or under their skin against all medical evidence. This in-depth virtual workshop features speakers from all over the world explaining how to identify the problem and the strategies to assist people who suffer from DI. Registration for this webinar is $5. However, if you register with a UNH email address, you may request a discount code for free registration. Email Jacob Winn to request this discount code. As the event draws closer, event attendees will receive a Zoom link to this meeting

Program Schedule:

9 -10 a.m.    Dr. Gale E. Ridge    Introduction to Delusional Infestation (DI). It takes a village to care for DI sufferers; definition, history, and understanding

10 –11 a.m    Dr. Nancy Hinkle   Differentiating actual arthropod infestations from delusional infestation                                

11 – 11:15 a.m.    Break                                                                                                                                                                                        

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.   Prof. Peter Lepping, MRCPsych, Diagnosing delusional infestation

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch break                                                                                                                                                                     

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.   Adam Reich          Comorbidities or differentiation of primary vs/ secondary DI

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.     Dr. John Koo MD Professor, UCSF Department of Dermatology                    Practical Psychodermatology and Treatment (RECORDING)

2:30-3 p.m.   Discussion and Q & A 

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