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Ethnomedicine and Ethnobotany of Fright, a Caribbean Culture-bound Psychiatric Syndrome
(Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2010)
"Fright" is an English-speaking Caribbean idiom for an illness, or ethnomedical syndrome, of persistent distress. A parallel ethnopsychiatric idiom exists in the French Antilles as sésisma. Fright is distinct from susto ...
Local Resource Enhancement and Sex-biased Breastfeeding in a Caribbean Community
(Current Anthropology, 2005)
Parents often treat sons and daughters differently. Boys are favored in some societies (Messer 1997), but in others girls receive preferential treatment including better medical care and more frequent breastfeeding (Cronk ...