The attribution of psychotic symptoms to jinn in Islamic patients

@article{Lim2015TheAO,
  title={The attribution of psychotic symptoms to jinn in Islamic patients},
  author={An-King Lim and Hans W. Hoek and Jan Dirk Blom},
  journal={Transcultural Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={18 - 32}
}
Patients with an Islamic background who suffer from hallucinations or other psychotic symptoms may attribute these experiences to jinn (i.e., invisible spirits). In this paper, we review the medical literature on jinn as an explanatory model in the context of psychotic disorders. We conducted a systematic search for papers on jinn and psychosis in Pubmed, EMBASE, Ovid Medline, PsycINFO, and Google Scholar databases. Our search yielded 105 scientific texts on jinn and their relationship with… 
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