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THE CULTURE-BOUND SYNDROMES. Folk Illnesses Of Psychiatric And Anthropological Interest. by  Ronald C. And Charles C. Hughes (edited by) Simons - Hardcover - 1985 - from PASCALE'S BOOKS and Biblio.com

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THE CULTURE-BOUND SYNDROMES. Folk Illnesses Of Psychiatric And Anthropological Interest.

by Simons, Ronald C. And Charles C. Hughes (edited by)

Condition: Fine/Fine-


D. Reidel Publishing Co.:, 1985. 516 pages. "The topic of the "culture-bound syndromes" has been much debated by psychiatrists, anthropologists, psychologists and other researchers attempting to account for the varieties of mental disorders found in different cultural contexts. Must each syndrome be understood only as a manifestation of factors specific to the culture and society in which it is found or are there significant commonalities in syndromes from unrelated culture areas?" FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: PASCALE'S BOOKS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 021161
  • Title: THE CULTURE-BOUND SYNDROMES. Folk Illnesses Of Psychiatric And Anthropological Interest.
  • Author: Simons, Ronald C. And Charles C. Hughes (edited by)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine-
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 902771858X
  • ISBN 13: 9789027718587
  • Publisher: D. Reidel Publishing Co.:
  • Place: Dordrecht, Holland
  • Date published: 1985
  • Keywords: Folk Illness, Anthropology, Culture, Illness, Healing, ISBN: 90-277-1858-X, Medical Anthropology, Mental Illness, Ethnopsychology
  • Bookseller catalogs: MENTAL ILLNESS AROUND US;
  • Subjects: MEDICAL / Mental Health;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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