Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 251–269 | Cite as

Psychosis and shamanism in a filipino-american immigrant

Clinical Case Study
  • Wei-Chin Hwang
  • Jeanne Miranda
  • Christopher Chung


Schizophrenia Psychotic Experience Evil Spirit Healing Power Social Security Disability Insurance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei-Chin Hwang
    • 1
  • Jeanne Miranda
    • 2
  • Christopher Chung
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyClaremont McKenna CollegeClaremontUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral SciencesUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryLos Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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