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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 345-348

Dhat Syndrome in a Female - A Case Report


1 Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012, India
2 Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012, India
3 Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012, India

Correspondence Address:
Ajit Avasthi
Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh-160012
India
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Dhat syndrome is a commonly diagnosed disorder in Indian male patients. Patients present with various physical and mental symptoms which are attributed to the passage of "Dhat"(commonly semen) in urine. A case of an adult female is described who presented with complaints of aches and pains, headaches and poor concentration which she attributed to "wetness" experienced per vaginum during sexual intercourse. Arguments are presented for the existence of "Female Dhat Syndrome"



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