P.K. Chakraborty

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The term 'Koro' refers to an unfamiliar state of acute anxiety with partial depersonalization leading to the conviction of penile shrinkage and to fears of dissolution. Corresponding female cases have been described, allected women complained of shrinking of the vulval labia and the breasts (Lehmann, 1980). The Koro phenomenon must have spread from China to(More)
The magnitude of the problem of mental retardation in our country hardly needs any exaggeration. The psychological burden that these parents carry has been varied. The present study was undertaken to delineate the psychological problems of parents of mentally retarded children and to establish whether these problems were more prevalent in the parents of(More)
The Indian Armed Forces with a closely knit community, life of their own provides a unique opportunity to study the adaptive and maladaptive characteristics of his actions. In this study thirty two percent of attempted suicide in the Armed Forces achieved discharge from service is a testament to the urgency and intensity of the need to get out of the(More)
A prospective study of fifty patients who underwent cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation was undertaken. Factors aggravating and allaying pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative anxiety were studied A good doctor-patient relations/lip, confidence in the ophthalmologist, and knowledge of successful surgery with IOL implantation(More)
Controlled study on 20 patients of ulcerative colitis was conducted at Gastroenterology Department of Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad. It has been observed that in three fourth of the cases, age of onset is before 40 years; & male, female ratio 4:1. No significant trend emerged in marital status, type of family, birth order, dietary habit and parental profile.(More)
Medical profession is one of the prestigious and esteemed professions amidst the professional opportunities available to young aspirants. Armed Forces Medical College by its virtue of selective admission procedures, training and induction becomes the primary focus of such research. The aim of the present study was to evaluate source traits of 300 medical(More)
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