Dhat Syndrome Revisited

Abstract

Fifty consequetive patients of male potency disorders were examined and classified as Dhat Syndrome, Impotence or Premature ejaculation depending on definition laid down for these. Dhat syndrome has been found predominantly in young adults. Thirty one patients (62%) complained of Dhat as a major symptom. Associated diagnosis was depression (48%) and anxiety neurosis (16%). No psychiatric disorder was noticed in 16 (32%) cases. The socio-demographic relationships are given and difficulty in handling such patients has been discussed.

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@inproceedings{Singh1985DhatSR, title={Dhat Syndrome Revisited}, author={Gurmeet Singh}, booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry}, year={1985} }