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Understanding Hysteria: Do Only Women Suffer From It?

Traditionally, Hysteria was understood as a condition wherein women showed uncontrolled & overwhelming emotional imbalance. This emotionally charged behaviour was linked to their hormonal imbalance and hence came to be known as a sex-selective disorder. But are the definitions changing now with advanced research?

Dr. Preeti Singh, Sr. Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist, Chief Medical Officer, LISSUN, explains what hysteria is all about, its interesting historical context and how the condition can be managed with counselling and therapy.

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