Year: 1989 Source: East African Medical Journal, v.66, no.3, (March 1989), p.235-237 SIEC No: 19901975

A case of a 28 year old married Nigerian woman who castrated in response to a sermon response is presented. Possible import of psychological & socio-cultural influences are discussed. Drawbacks in the effective management of such patients are highlighted. (7 refs.)