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After you perform a search, you can sort the articles by Year. This will rearrange the results of your search chronologically, displaying the earliest published articles first. This feature is useful to trace the development of a specific psychoanalytic concept through time.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

(1949). Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. XLII, 1947: Primitive Psychotherapy in Native American Cultures: Peyotism and Confession. Weston LaBarre. Pp. 294–309.. Psychoanal Q., 18:410.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. XLII, 1947: Primitive Psychotherapy in Native American Cultures: Peyotism and Confession. Weston LaBarre. Pp. 294–309.

(1949). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 18:410

Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. XLII, 1947: Primitive Psychotherapy in Native American Cultures: Peyotism and Confession. Weston LaBarre. Pp. 294–309.

This is a review of the chemistry, physiological and psychological effects, history, and present status of the ritual uses of peyote, a powerful narcotic, among American Indian tribes. The peyote cult is held to be 'a great intertribal religion' and a major cultural technique for alleviating individual anxieties. There is no illness for which peyote is not regarded as a specific cure, and peyote meetings of many groups incorporate public confession of sins as an important auxiliary 'mechanism for the liquidation of individual anxieties'.

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Article Citation

(1949). Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. XLII, 1947. Psychoanal. Q., 18:410

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