“Tension Among Women in North India: An Idiom of Distress and a Cultural Syndrome” by Dr. Weaver

Abstract: The existing literature on Indian ethnopsychology has long asserted that somatization is a key aspect of experiences of distress. The study of idioms of distress arose out of work done in India (Nichter inCult Med Psychiatry 5(4):379–408, 1981), but ironically, little subsequent work has systematically explored idioms of distress in this part of the world. This ethnographic […]

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