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Culture and mental disorders

Anna Grzywa
Psychiatria 2017;14(3):129-134.

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Vol 14, No 3 (2017)
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Abstract

Culture influences people’s lives, influences their views, behaviors and beliefs, but can also act as a precipitating
factor, a pathoplastic, or triggering mental disorder. The work described the disturbances of thinking,
emotions and behavior occurring in different cultures from the viewpoint of etnopsychiatry.

Abstract

Culture influences people’s lives, influences their views, behaviors and beliefs, but can also act as a precipitating
factor, a pathoplastic, or triggering mental disorder. The work described the disturbances of thinking,
emotions and behavior occurring in different cultures from the viewpoint of etnopsychiatry.

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Keywords

culture, etnopsychiatry, exotic psychoses

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Title

Culture and mental disorders

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 14, No 3 (2017)

Pages

129-134

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2017;14(3):129-134.

Keywords

culture
etnopsychiatry
exotic psychoses

Authors

Anna Grzywa

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