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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
... los Negros. The final 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...
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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