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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.

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Renik, O. (1984). Psychiatria Fennica (Finnish Psychiatry). 1980: Illnes and Healing in a Traditional East African Tribe. Anja Forssen. Pp. 57-66.. Psychoanal Q., 53:154.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Psychiatria Fennica (Finnish Psychiatry). 1980: Illnes and Healing in a Traditional East African Tribe. Anja Forssen. Pp. 57-66.

(1984). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 53:154

Psychiatria Fennica (Finnish Psychiatry). 1980: Illnes and Healing in a Traditional East African Tribe. Anja Forssen. Pp. 57-66.

Owen Renik

The conceptualization of mental illness and its treatment among the Zaramo tribe of Tanzania is described. Individual psychopathology, like many forms of individual expression, is not recognized. Distressed individuals are understood as manifesting a communal problem, and the community is the object of treatment. The Zaramo tribe would seem to operate by the same premises upon which many group therapy and "system treatment" methods base themselves.

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Article Citation

Renik, O. (1984). Psychiatria Fennica (Finnish Psychiatry). 1980. Psychoanal. Q., 53:154

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