Year : 2010  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 284--288

Facets of morbid jealousy: With an anecdote from a historical Tamil romance


O Somasundaram 
 Thanigai Illam, 23rd Cross, 30 Besant Nagar, Chennai, India

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O Somasundaram
Thanigai Illam, 23rd Cross, 30 Besant Nagar, Chennai
India

Morbid jealousy is a symptom which occurs in many psychiatric conditions. The complex emotional aspects of jealousy have been discussed by earlier authors. The clinical, cultural, social, and forensic aspects, are touched upon. Morbid jealousy is a favourite topic among novelists and dramatists. DQOthelloDQ is a classic example. This topic is covered in one of the famous historical romances of the Tamil author, Kalki.


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Somasundaram O. Facets of morbid jealousy: With an anecdote from a historical Tamil romance.Indian J Psychiatry 2010;52:284-288


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