A case of Dhat-Koro syndrome treated by homoeopathy
Author(s): Dr. Dhanaraj Kumar Rana and Dr. Jaseela Villan
Abstract: Dhat syndrome is described as a culture bound syndrome (CBS) and it is characterized by undue concern about the debilitating effects of the passage of semen. It may cause intense weakness, anxiety and low mood with reduction in their normal functioning. Here we presented a case of a 20yrs old male patient who came to OPD of National Homoeopathy Research Institute in Mental Health, Kottayam with involuntary passage of semen at night with intense weakness of body and fear that he will diesoon. He attributed all his somatic complaints to seminal loss and he says that his genital organs would fall down if it is not supported and he could die soon. He was treated with homoeopathic medicine Staphysagria-1M.Got marked improvement in physical and mental symptoms within 3 months of treatment. As we all know, homoeopathic medicines are effective in treating diseases which are arise from emotional causes. This case report shows the effectiveness of homoeopathic medicine in Dhat-Koro syndrome.