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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Psychogenic Grunting: A Case Report

Shorouq Motwani, Krishnapriya Murlimanohar

Citation Information : Motwani S, Murlimanohar K. Psychogenic Grunting: A Case Report. Ind J Priv Psychiatry 2020; 14 (1):41-42.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10067-0047

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 11-02-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Grunting may be a symptom that may be seen as a part of somatoform, conversion, and tic disorders. The symptom is distressing to both the patient and relatives around the patient. We present herewith the case of a 14-year-old adolescent girl who was referred to our outpatient department with psychogenic grunting and responded well to medications.

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