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Regional Identity in the Four Colonies

  • Max Sugar
Part of the Path in Psychology book series (PATH)

Abstract

Early in my general psychiatry residency, a patient justified her behavior by the following analogy: “When you’re raised in a town where everybody is a horse thief, you grow up thinking it’s okay to be one.” Later on, another patient explained a relative’s personality by saying that the person was from a certain town! Further, similar events aroused my curiosity about geographical variations in values and ethics.

Keywords

Personality Trait Teenage Mother Regional Identity Impulse Control Disorder Intermittent Explosive Disorder 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Max Sugar
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  1. 1.Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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