Un acercamiento al contenido cultural de los delirios de personas con esquizofrenia de Costa Rica

The goal of ethnopsychiatry is to identify cultural factors and their corresponding influence on the content of delusions described by people with schizophrenia. In this qualitative analysis, we found several types of delusions, the most frequent being religious and of grandeur. Religion and gender...

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Main Authors: Morales Arce, Ana, Alvarado Rojas, Sofía, Calvo Brenes, Mariana, Contreras Rojas, Javier, Raventós Vorst, Henriette
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/antropologia/article/view/6087
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13293
Summary: The goal of ethnopsychiatry is to identify cultural factors and their corresponding influence on the content of delusions described by people with schizophrenia. In this qualitative analysis, we found several types of delusions, the most frequent being religious and of grandeur. Religion and gender roles might be the most important factors regarding the content of the delusions in this group of subjects.