The latest issue of Transcultural Psychiatry is devoted to “Local Responses to Trauma and PTSD.”
The Editorial Introduction by Devon E. Hinton and Laurence J. Kirmayer is titled “Local responses to trauma: Symptom, affect, and healing:”
“This article provides an introduction to the thematic issue of Transcultural Psychiatry on local responses to trauma. To illustrate how local responses to trauma
Hi all, here’s the first part of the journal roundup for this month for the Annual Review of Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Social Science & Medicine, Social Studies of Science, and Sociology of Health & Illness.
Annual Review of Anthropology
Disability Worlds (Faye Ginsburg and Rayna Rapp)
Disability is a profoundly relational category, shaped by social
Here is the second part.
Feminine power or feminine weakness? North Indian girls’ struggles with aspirations, agency, and psychosomatic illness (Jocelyn Marrow)
In Hindi-speaking northeastern India, mothers whose daughters are afflicted with a psychosomatic illness referred to locally as “the teeth have clenched” employ standard tropes pertaining to Indian femininity to negotiate their daughters’ agency against the backdrop …