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Hyperhidrosis-psychiatric Study and Behaviour Therapy
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Pradhan P V, Agrawal B R, Munjal P D, Dand H, Gopalani J H, Mistry P P, Bagadia V N. Hyperhidrosis-psychiatric Study and Behaviour Therapy. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1984;50:134-136
AbstractEleven patients suffering from hyperhidrosis were psychiatrically studied. Seven of them were given behaviour therapy. Majority of the patients had -an unhappy childhood and long - standing and continuing psychological stress. None of them had obvious, coexisting psychiatric condition.. Thus, hyperhidrosis was the sole, expression of their psychological conflicts. Of the 7 patients treated 71% showed improvement with relaxation and systemic desentiziation which,was maintained for a_ period of at least 6 months.