A 10 YEAR STUDY OF DISSOCIATIVE STUPOR AND POSSESSION IN PSYCHIATRY OPD

Vineet Kumar Singh, Dinesh Chandra Dua, Pratham Dua, Zeeshan Anwar, Chhitij Srivastava

Abstract


The aim of the present study is to identify the incidence of Dissociative Stupor and Possessions in psychiatry OPD population. 8.92% of patients in last 10 years were in the screening group. There were 10.03% of the subjects in 2007 sliding through to 7.76% in 2016, a visible decline. Males are affected earlier (mean age 18.59 years) than females (mean age 23.4 years). The study also proved that females far outnumber males in this category of illness but in the ages between 6 to 12 years, this relationship is reversed

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