The Culture-Bound Syndromes

Folk Illnesses of Psychiatric and Anthropological Interest

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ISBN: 978-90-277-1859-4 (Print) 978-94-009-5251-5 (Online)

Table of contents (39 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-24

      Culture-Bound or Construct-Bound?

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      Pages 25-38

      Sorting the Culture-Bound Syndromes

  3. Folk Illnesses of Psychiatric Interest in which some Evidence Supports the Hypothesis of a Neurophysiological Shaping Factor

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      Pages 39-39

    2. The Startle Matching Taxon

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        Pages 41-42

        Introduction:The Startle Matching Taxon

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        Pages 43-62

        The Resolution of the Latah Paradox

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        Pages 63-76

        Paradox Lost: The Latah Problem Revisited

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        Pages 77-89

        Latah II — Problems with a Purely Symbolic Interpretation

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        Pages 91-110

        Shamans and Imu: Among Two Ainu Groups

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        Pages 111-113

        The Startle Matching Taxon

      The Sleep Paralysis Taxon

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        Pages 115-116

        Introduction: The Sleep Paralysis Taxon

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        Pages 117-122

        Uqamairineq and Uqumanigianiq: Eskimo Sleep Paralysis

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        Pages 123-145

        The Old Hag Phenomenon as Sleep Paralysis: A Biocultural Interpretation

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        Pages 147-148

        The Sleep Paralysis Taxon

  4. Folk Illnesses of Psychiatric Interest in which a Neurophysiological Shaping Factor is Only Suspected

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      Pages 149-149

    2. The Genital Retraction Taxon

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        Pages 151-153

        Introduction: The Genital Retraction Taxon

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        Pages 155-159

        Koro — a Cultural Disease

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        Pages 161-163

        Koro in a Nigerian Male Patient: A Case Report

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        Pages 165-168

        The Koro Pattern of Depersonalization in an American Schizophrenic Patient

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        Pages 169-191

        Indigenous Koro, a Genital Retraction Syndrome of Insular Southeast Asia: A Critical Review

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        Pages 193-194

        The Genital Retraction Taxon

      The Sudden Mass Assault Taxon

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        Pages 197-197

        Introduction: The Sudden Mass Assault Taxon

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        Pages 199-223

        Ethno-Behaviorism and the Culture-Bound Syndromes: the Case of Amok

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