The clinical feature, sociocultural pattern and family statas of 109 in-patients diagnosed as hysterical neurosis at Department of Psychiatry, Seoul National University Hospital in 1S70, 1971 and 1973 were studied. 1) Admission rate of hysteria per totai psychiatic cases were 1.45%, which revealed higher rate in contrast with the reports of Hahn at Seoul National Univ. Hosp. and that of Stephens at Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic 2) Comparing with the previous Hahn’s study, the classical symptoms decreased and hypochondriacal complaints increased profoundly. 3) The conflict with husband gave a precipitation to attack in 43.1% of housewives. 4) The youngest daghters with younger brothers have the highest morbid rate (44%). 5) 12. 2% of the female patients had made suicide attempts. 6) All cases were received with psychotherapy and 10% of them also treated with E. S. T. Majority of the cases (81-7%) were improved, 7) In the premorbid personality, the hysterical personality was found in 44% of female patients.
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