Tattoos and Psychiatry
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>“ Both sexes paint their bodys Tattow as it is called in their language, this is done by inlaying the Colour of bl...
 
<ul><li>&quot;Ye shall not make any cutting in your flesh for the dead, nor imprint any marks upon you.&quot;  </li></ul><...
 
<ul><li>Evidence indicates that it is the mere presence of the tattoo, not its artistic content, that correlates with cert...
<ul><li>24 percent of Americans between 18 and 50 are tattooed </li></ul><ul><li>36 percent of Americans between 18 and 29...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>“ Our findings suggest that forensic psychiatric inpatients with tattoos are significantly more likely  to suffer ...
<ul><li>Lack of religious affiliation, extended jail time, previous drinking, and recreational drug use. </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Suicide and drug use </li></ul><ul><li>Violence in males with tattoos and females with body piercings </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Read the ink </li></ul><ul><li>Personality disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Risk taking behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Mania...
 
<ul><li>1. Psychiatric implications of tattoos, American Family Physician, May 1990 </li></ul><ul><li>2. Int J Offender Th...
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  • For millennia, tattoos have played a role in many cultures, as identification, protection and decoration.
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    1. 1. Tattoos and Psychiatry
    2. 7. <ul><li>“ Both sexes paint their bodys Tattow as it is called in their language, this is done by inlaying the Colour of black under their skins in such a manner as to be indelible.” </li></ul><ul><li>- James Cook, 1769 </li></ul>
    3. 9. <ul><li>&quot;Ye shall not make any cutting in your flesh for the dead, nor imprint any marks upon you.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Leviticus XIX:28 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Disfigure that made in God’s image” </li></ul><ul><li>Banned by the emperor Constantine (A.D. 306-373) </li></ul>
    4. 11. <ul><li>Evidence indicates that it is the mere presence of the tattoo, not its artistic content, that correlates with certain diagnoses. Thus, any tattoo can be viewed as a warning sign that should alert the practicing physician to look for underlying psychiatric conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatric implications of tattoos, American Family Physician, May 1990 </li></ul>
    5. 12. <ul><li>24 percent of Americans between 18 and 50 are tattooed </li></ul><ul><li>36 percent of Americans between 18 and 29 have at least one tattoo </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2006 </li></ul>
    6. 25. <ul><li>“ Our findings suggest that forensic psychiatric inpatients with tattoos are significantly more likely to suffer from ASPD than those without tattoos.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Wiley-Blackwell (2008, July 16). Personality and Mental Health. </li></ul>
    7. 26. <ul><li>Lack of religious affiliation, extended jail time, previous drinking, and recreational drug use. </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple drug use, illegal activities, gang affiliation, problem gambling, school truancy and poor attendance. </li></ul>
    8. 27. <ul><li>Suicide and drug use </li></ul><ul><li>Violence in males with tattoos and females with body piercings </li></ul><ul><li>Abuse of hard drugs </li></ul>
    9. 28. <ul><li>Read the ink </li></ul><ul><li>Personality disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Risk taking behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Mania </li></ul><ul><li>PTSD </li></ul><ul><li>Thought disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Suicide </li></ul>
    10. 30. <ul><li>1. Psychiatric implications of tattoos, American Family Physician, May 1990 </li></ul><ul><li>2. Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2002 Oct;46(5):522-31. </li></ul><ul><li>3. J Adolesc. 2006 Jun;29(3):379-93. Epub 2005 Aug 18. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Tattoos and body piercings as indicators of adolescent risk-taking behaviors. Pediatrics. 2002 Jun;109(6):1021-7. </li></ul><ul><li>5. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006 Sep;55(3):413-21. Epub 2006 Jun 16. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Tattoos, childhood sexual abuse and adult psychiatric disorder in women , Archives of Women’s Mental Health, May 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>7. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/tattoo.html </li></ul><ul><li>8. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/tattoos/ </li></ul><ul><li>9. http://www.vanishingtattoo.com/tattoo_symbol_design_index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>10. Tattoos, Schering Corporation, USA </li></ul>

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