UNH Extension, in partnership with health care professionals, is developing this resource to help pesticide applicators, health care workers, educators and others who may encounter patients and clients who suffer from a delusional infestation disorder. Over time, we will update this webpage with resources and updates to provide research-based best practices on this issue.
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 free, 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 free. As the event draws closer, event attendees will receive a Zoom link to this meeting
9 -10 a.m. Dr. Gale E. Ridge Understanding Delusional Infestation: A brief history, definition, and patient experience
10 –11 a.m Dr. Nancy Hinkle Differentiating actual arthropod infestations from delusional infestation