Or if you can’t wait to locate/access these sources, then check out Curious Mental Illnesses Around the World and read the short descriptions of koro, latah., brain fag, anorexia, and amok.
For an overview of culture bound syndromes, go to: http://homepage.mac.com/mccajor/cbs_intro.html
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fourth Edition TR (DSM IV-TR)
(American Psychiatric Association, 2000)
5. In your worldview, is there a distinction between imaginary spirits and actual spirits? If so, describe.