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Iich'aa (Template:Lang-nv,[1] literally "moth madness"[2]) is a culture-specific syndrome in the Navajo culture.

Per the DSM-IV-TR, the disorder is parallel to the concept of amok, in which individuals suddenly and violently attack others without clear prior motives.

References

  1. Young and Morgan. The Navajo Language. A Grammar and Colloquial Dictionary. Univ. of New Mexico Press. Albuquerque, NM: 1987.
  2. Laurel Kathleen Schwede, Rae Lesser Blumberg, Anna Y. Chan. Complex ethnic households in America. Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. ISBN 0742546373, 9780742546370.[1]

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