Culture Bound

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Dhat Syndrome - Culture-bound Syndrome?
... Some doctors believe dhat syndrome to be either a culture bound presentation of clinical depression, as a somatized set of symptoms, or a result of Western doctors' misinterpretation of patients ... It is very common in Nepali culture as well ... Others see it as a distinct clinical entity which is less culture-bound than these critics assert, and describe it as one form of a syndrome of "semen ...

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