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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Hickling, Frederick W.; Hutchinson, Gerard
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
The roast breadfruit psychosis: Disturbed racial identification in African Caribbeans
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Journal Title
Psychiatric Bulletin
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
23
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Page(s)
1-3
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Abstract
Presents insights into the political and moral importance of race as the cause of psychoses in Black Caribbean people in the United Kingdom. Looks at the identity problem termed the 'roast breadfruit syndrome' which refers to people who though black -skinned, see and identify themselves from a white and Eurocentric perspective.....
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