Bottles Under the Bed: A Case of Compulsion

  • Henry Kellerman

A young boy, an only child of 11, reported “funny feelings” in his stomach, which he learned to “cure” (as he said), “by putting bottles under the bed.” The case began with a phone call from his father, a psychiatrist, who stated that recently and quite accidentally, he noticed his son was placing “bottles under the bed.”


Compulsive Symptom Pivotal Event Efficient Penetration Family Session Medicine Bottle 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Kellerman
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  1. 1.Postgraduate Center for Mental HealthNew YorkUSA

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