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Patterns of aberrant behavior and experience that may or may not be linked to a particular diagnostic category. Many of these patterns are indigenously considered to be "illnesses" and have local names.

Culture-Bound Syndromes

Patterns of aberrant behavior and experience that may or may not be linked to a particular diagnostic category. Many of these patterns are indigenously considered to be "illnesses" and have local names.

Ethnographic Study among Seattle Cambodians: Fever
A small ethnographic study on fever in Cambodians. This symptom is a common complaint among Cambodian patients. This information includes identification of primary terms and definitions used in translation for fever, and concerns and health practices associated with fever.

Ethnographic Study among Seattle Cambodians: Wind Illness
A small ethnographic study on wind illness in Cambodians. This is a common complaint among Cambodian patients. This information includes identification of primary terms and definitions used in translation for wind illness, and concerns and health practices associated with the illness.

Ethnographic Study among Seattle Cambodians: Dizziness
A small ethnographic study on dizziness in Cambodians. This symptom is a common complaint among Cambodian patients. This information includes identification of primary terms and definitions used in translation for dizziness, and concerns and health practices associated with dizziness.

Clinical Pearl: "Fever" in SE Asians. Does it really mean an elevated body temperature?
A short clinical pearl about a complaint of fever, but the patient doesn't have a fever in the doctor's office.

Cambodian Perinatal Culture-Bound Syndromes: Providing Care to Cambodian Women with Toas
Information about postpartum period sor sai kchey, which alludes to a period of fragile health lasting from one to three months after childbirth during which many traditional postpartum practices are followed.