UPDATE 16 May: The project is secured. We are hoping to improve the table of contents by adding one final contribution dedicated to culture-bound syndromes from the Arab world, the Middle East, Africa or indigenous communities.
We welcome chapter proposals on any cultural syndromes and their representations in popular culture BUT ONLY for these regions. For example:
- the evil eye (Al-Ayn, in Arabic), Djinnati
- Zar possession, brain fag, boufée delirante
- mental illnesses that are often attributed to evil spirits, also known as “jinns” etc.