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KORO Epidemics in India

ARABINDA N CHOWDHURY
ISBN: 978935696221720241/e

Synopsis

Psychiatric epidemics is a fascinating academic subject that drew attention since last three hundred years. Psychosexual disorders occupy an important section in cultural psychiatry. Koro is a special example in the arena of culture-bound syndromes. Koro epidemic, first reported in 1908 from China, is an intensely studied subject, both in social anthropology and psychiatry. Koro, both in sporadic and epidemic form, is reported mainly from South-East Asia. India is a Koro-prone country and evidenced nearly 10 such epidemics since 1982. Clinical study of each Koro epidemics here unfolds many new psychosocial dynamics and insight about management and prevention. This book is a compilation of 10 Koro epidemics from four states of India, carried out by eminent scholars and providing answers to many unknown questions relating to this unique psychiatric epidemic.
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    Synopsis

    Psychiatric epidemics is a fascinating academic subject that drew attention since last three hundred years. Psychosexual disorders occupy an important section in cultural psychiatry. Koro is a special example in the arena of culture-bound syndromes. Koro epidemic, first reported in 1908 from China, is an intensely studied subject, both in social anthropology and psychiatry. Koro, both in sporadic and epidemic form, is reported mainly from South-East Asia. India is a Koro-prone country and evidenced nearly 10 such epidemics since 1982. Clinical study of each Koro epidemics here unfolds many new psychosocial dynamics and insight about management and prevention. This book is a compilation of 10 Koro epidemics from four states of India, carried out by eminent scholars and providing answers to many unknown questions relating to this unique psychiatric epidemic.
    MRP
    TBA
    Inclusive of all taxes
    Available In stockSold by Jaypee Books and Delivered by Jaypee.

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      Psychiatric epidemics is a fascinating academic subject that drew attention since last three hundred years. Psychosexual disorders occupy an important section in cultural psychiatry. Koro is a special example in the arena of culture-bound syndromes. Koro epidemic, first reported in 1908 from China, is an intensely studied subject, both in social anthropology and psychiatry. Koro, both in sporadic and epidemic form, is reported mainly from South-East Asia. India is a Koro-prone country and evidenced nearly 10 such epidemics since 1982. Clinical study of each Koro epidemics here unfolds many new psychosocial dynamics and insight about management and prevention. This book is a compilation of 10 Koro epidemics from four states of India, carried out by eminent scholars and providing answers to many unknown questions relating to this unique psychiatric epidemic.

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      Key Features

      • This is the first book in the global Koro literature that explains the psychosocial and clinical interplay in Koro epidemics. • This book contains the reports of major Koro epidemics from West Bengal (four accounts), Assam (three accounts), Mumbai, Tripura (one account) and Kerala (one account). • All the reports meticulously highlighted the sociocultural aspects and modes of the spread of epidemic waves. • All researchers in this field will be immensely benefited from these very intensive studies of the Koro epidemics.

      Product Details

      Publisher :

      JPB

      Edition :

      1/e

      Binding :

      Paper Back

      Language :

      English

      Pages :

      250

      ISBN-13 :

      9789356962217

      Item Weight :

      340 grams

      Dimensions :

      6.25 x 9. 5

      Printing Format Color :

      Single Color

      Copyright year :

      2024