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By Frank Bures

Why do a little males turn into convinced—despite what medical professionals inform them—that their penises have, easily, disappeared. Why do humans the world over develop into confident that they're cursed to die on a specific date—and then do? Why do humans in Malaysia all of sudden “run amok”?

In The Geography of Madness, acclaimed journal author Frank Bures investigates those and different “culture-bound” syndromes, tracing every one possible baffling phenomenon to its resource. It’s a desirable, and every now and then rollicking, event that takes the reader around the globe and deep into the eccentricities of the human psyche. What Bures uncovers alongside the best way is a poignant and stirring tale of the patience of trust, worry, and hope.

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