Koro

Known as: Koro (Disease), koro disease 
A culture-specific acute delusional syndrome occurring mostly in the Malay people and Southern Chinese. The syndrome is characterized by the… (More)
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2005
2005
A small-scale epidemic of genital shrinking occurred in six West African nations between January 1997 and October 2003. This… (More)
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2001
2001
AIMS Koro, an acute panic reaction related to the perception of penile retraction, was once considered limited to specific… (More)
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1998
1998
A case report is presented of a koro-like syndrome in a 34-year-old Bedouin man living in the Negev desert in Israel. The patient… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
Attempts at defining and classifying Koro have been undertaken by various researchers over at least the last fifty years without… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Koro is a clinical syndrome characterized by the conviction of penile retraction and fear of inevitable death upon its… (More)
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1994
1994
A case report is presented of koro associated with a depressive illness in a 31-year-old male Briton. The specificity or… (More)
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1994
1994
The few isolated reports of individual koro exhibit a symptomatology indicative of major psychiatric conditions (ie. psychosis or… (More)
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1989
1989
The distribution of different biomedical sexual factors in relation to Koro in 162 cases in a North Bengal Koro epidemic, has… (More)
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1986
1986
The Koro syndrome, a 'special cultural psychiatric syndrome', is encountered in South China, Malaysia and Indonesia, especially… (More)
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1983
1983
The present study draws attention to the recent sudden outbreak of Koro in epidemic form in the rural areas of West Bengal, India… (More)
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