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VOLUME 17 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2014 ) > List of Articles


A Rare and Unusual Symptom of Depression

L Nelson

Citation Information : Nelson L. A Rare and Unusual Symptom of Depression. 2014; 17 (1):51-53.

DOI: 10.5005/EJP-17-1-51

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


In depression, the domain involved includes depressed mood, anhedonia, cognitive disturbances, psychomotor disturbances, vegetative symptoms and frequently encountered anxiety symptoms. In this case of depression there is depressed mood, associated signs and symptoms of depression with acute situational distress. The unusual and unique presentation of emission of foul smell during a particular situation is clearly not a delusional disorder as it has been corroborated by her spouse and colleagues. Is there an explanation for it?

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