Dhat syndrome is a condition present in traditional cultures of the Indian subcontinent (e.g., in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Pakistan) in which male patients (frequently young adult men and adolescents) report that they suffer from impotence and/or premature ejaculation. It was first described by N. N. Wig in a 1960 issue of the (Indian) Journal of Clinical and Social Psychiatry. Patients have frequently reported that they believe semen is passing directly into their urine (spermaturia), detected as a whitish fluid emerging during urination. Subjective feeling of a shortening penis may also occur. Dhat is not specific to men, as women can also be touched by a comparable disease, describing similar psychopathological signs and a whitish fluid in urine or excessive vaginal discharge (leucorrhea).

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