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Iain Stuart Loan

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The Experience of depression in the Tokelauan culture in two North Island communities

Background and Aims: The Tokelauan language lacks a word that corresponds to the western term 'depression'. Furthermore, there is no research on the experience of depression in Tokelauans, and yet doctors continue to apply a western biomedical model of depression to Tokelauan patients and those...