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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 183-185

The depressive façade in a case of compulsive sex behavior with frottage


Department of Psychiatry, M. G. M. Medical College and Hospital, M. G. M. University of Health Sciences, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Gurvinder Kalra
Department of Psychiatry, M. G. M. Medical College and Hospital, M. G. M. University of Health Sciences, Sector 18, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai - 410 209, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.111460

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Compulsive sexual behavior consists of sexual obsessions and compulsions that are recurrent, distressing, and interfere with daily functioning. It has been called hypersexual disorder in the upcoming diagnostic and statistical manual 5 th edition. Though hypersexuality is commonly seen in mania, it can also be seen in depression and anxiety disorders. This case report describes a case that presented with depression and had underlying compulsive sexual behavior in the form of frottage.



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