The Barking Girl: A Case Report

Malvik Pandey, Pradeep Yadav, Nitesh Kumar Singh, Mona Srivastava
2020 Acta Scientific Neurology  
Involuntary cough without an identified underlying organic reason has been given various names and recommended treatments. Current experience suggests that "habit cough" best describes this clinical entity and that various forms of suggestion therapy including hypnotic methods are the treatment of choice. Suggestion therapy is effective when it tells the patient that they have the capability to resist the urge to cough. Medicines are generally not successful in the absence of suggestion
more » ... Relapses and remissions are common and continuation of the symptoms is also common. .
doi:10.31080/asne.2020.04.0305 fatcat:glyl7evaxbbl7nrztgjxzzniyq