Voodoo in Africa and the United States.

Abstract

The authors states that the practice of hexing is not just a nearly extinct phenomenon of isolated rural communities of the deep south of the United States but is evident in large urban areas in the northeast and west. He describes the psychological mechanisms of voodoo as practiced in West Africa to provide insight into similar practices in the United States.

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@article{Golden1977VoodooIA, title={Voodoo in Africa and the United States.}, author={Kathleen M. Golden}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={1977}, volume={134 12}, pages={1425-7} }