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Armando Favazza

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  1. an American author and psychiatrist best known for his studies of cultural psychiatry, deliberate self-harm, and religion

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  2. born 1941 in Brooklyn, New York City

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  3. Favazza’s cover article, The Foundation of Cultural Psychiatry, in the American Journal of Psychiatry (1978) presented a framework for a new discipline that merges cultural anthropology with clinical psychiatry

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  4. Favazza's Bodies Under Siege: Self-mutilation in Culture and Psychiatry (1987) was the first psychiatric book on this topic

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  5. His 2004 work, PsychoBible: Behavior, Religion, and the Holy Book presents objective data regarding commonly held misconceptions about the Bible as a whole as well as its major passages

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