Volume : III, Issue : VII, July - 2014

Dhat Syndrome: An Overview

Dr Rohit Kant Srivastava

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Dhat syndrome, a culture bound syndrome is commonly found in Indian subcontinent. Patients suffering from this syndrome reports fatigue, weakness, anxiety, guilt, depressive features which they attribute to loss of semen as a vital substance in nocturnal emission, through urine or masturbation. These patients lack proper education and they suffer lot in hands of quacks and non specialists. They also develop various myths associated with it. It needs proper education, cognitive behaviour therapy and management by a specialist like clinical Psychologist and Psychiatrist.

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DHAT SYNDROME: AN OVERVIEW, Dr Rohit Kant Srivastava GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-3 | Issue-7 | July-2014

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