GHOST SICKNESS By N., Sam M.S. - 23 the name of a culture bound syndrome in Native American communities. Symptoms can include a preoccupation with death and the dead, bad dreams, weakness and other symptoms. GHOST SICKNESS: "Ghost sickness can make a person dizzy, afraid and anxious." Related Psychology Terms DREAM INTERPRETATION (Historical) Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population DREAM INTERPRETATION (Modern) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures EXOTIC PSYCHOSES Developing a Case Study NECROMANIA (literally, mania for the dead) Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GHOST SICKNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ghost-sickness/ (accessed July 2, 2022).