LOCURA

a hereditary inability typically observed in Latin American groups to cope and handle effectively stressful life events leading to possible violence, hallucinations and a general inability to follow the rules and social conventions of social interaction of the culture they are in.

LOCURA: "The seemingly culture-bound (to Latin American groups) condition of locura which leads to violence following stressful events. "
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LOCURA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/locura/ (accessed December 16, 2018).
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