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Ethnohistory (1 July 2009) 56 (3): 355–394.
Published: 01 July 2009
... cannibalistic “windigo psychosis” of Algonquianists eludes proper definition as a bona fide culture-bound pathology, and finally, that no single hypothesis, as of yet, consistently accounts for this phenomenon within an internally coherent non-indigenous theory. The witiko phenomenon should be analyzed from...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 694–695.
Published: 01 October 2018
... part examines “Conspiracies,” focusing on the supposed urban conspiracies of 1608 and 1612. Tardieu contextualizes these events by establishing that colonial authorities suffered from a self-inflicted “psychosis” that caused them to constantly fear the possibility that the slaves in their midst would...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 571–596.
Published: 01 October 2010
... influenced authors such as Hal- lowell and Landes. The resulting work was of mixed quality and failed to have a lasting influence, unlike their other scholarship.26 Another approach was to define this disorder as a “psychosis,” a culture-bound syndrome that might shed particular light on how culture...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 677–700.
Published: 01 October 2004
... psychosis a mental disorder that is linked to depression, espe- cially during times when the hunt was bad or when animals were being trapped out during the fur trade.31 Others have argued that it was the result of a physiologic disorder and that fatty meat could be a cure.32 Richard Preston suggests...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 699–731.
Published: 01 October 2009