Traditional healing practices originating in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao: A review of the literature on psychiatry and Brua

@article{Blom2015TraditionalHP,
  title={Traditional healing practices originating in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao: A review of the literature on psychiatry and Brua},
  author={J. Blom and I. T. Poulina and T. van Gellecum and H. Hoek},
  journal={Transcultural Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={840 - 860}
}
Brua is an Afro-Caribbean religion and healing tradition from the southern part of the former Netherlands Antilles. Like other Caribbean healing traditions, it plays a significant role in shaping how individuals experience and express disorders which Western health professionals consider to require psychiatric care. Because little has been published on Brua, and because patients from Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao are often reluctant to discuss their commitment to this tradition, they are often… Expand
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