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Record #165578:

Arctic hysteria / Sarah Efron.

Title: Arctic hysteria / Sarah Efron.
Author(s): Efron, Sarah.
Date: 2003.
In: Up Here. (2003.), Vol. 19(5) (2003)
Abstract: Sudden madness known as Pibloktoq affecting women in particular running amok and tearing off their clothes reported by several explorers including Robert Peary. Discusses recent suggestion by Lyle Dick that the few reported cases of Arctic hysteria reflect stresses induced by presence of explorers rather than being natural part of Inuit tradition.
Notes:

Up Here. Vol. 19(5) :59-63 (2003).

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
159.9 -- Psychology.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*40) -- North American Arctic.
SPRI record no.: 165578

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