Culture-Bound Illness Syndromes and Idioms of Distress: A Basis for Devising Anthropological Interventions

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CHAIRS: WEAVER, Lesley Jo (U Alabama)

CO-CHAIR: SCHENSUL, Steven (UCHC)


List of Session Participants:

GUARNACCIA, Peter (Rutgers U)

KAISER, Bonnie (Duke U)

RODGER, James (U Exeter)

WEAVER, Lesley Jo (U Alabama)

SCHENSUL, Stephen L. (UCHC)


 

GUARNACCIA, Peter (Rutgers U) Why a Latino Popular Nosology?: Building Diagnostic Systems on Cultural Categories of Nervios

WEAVER, Lesley Jo (U Alabama) “Tension” among Women in North India: An Idiom of Distress and a Cultural Syndrome

RODGER, James (U Exeter) and STEEL, Zachary (UNSW) The “Fulan-Lotuk” (Dark / Crescent Moon) and Remitting-Relapsing Psychosis in Timor-Leste: Cultural Associations, Social Response and Implications for Recovery

KAISER, Bonnie (Duke U) Reflechi Twòp (“Thinking Too Much”): Description of a Cultural Syndrome in Haiti’s Central Plateau - read by Lesley Weaver

SCHENSUL, Stephen L. (UCHC), BANKAR, Shweta (ICR), and JADHAV, Kalpita (RISHTA) The Cultural Syndrome of Safed Pani (Vaginal Discharge): A Mechanism for Addressing the Health and Mental Health of Indian Women

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Session took place in 2017 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

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