Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science and Culture, ICIESC 2022, 11 October 2022, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Culture Bound Syndrome Of Latah Javanese Women With The Analysis Of Cultural Determinism Anthropological Psychology In The Plantation Area Of Pangarungan Village, Labuhan Batu Selatan

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-10-2022.2325510,
        author={Puspitawati  Puspitawati and Dedi  Andriansyah and Ayu  Rulyani and Lia  Chairani and Karina Ita Apulina Bangun},
        title={Culture Bound Syndrome Of Latah Javanese Women With The Analysis Of Cultural Determinism Anthropological Psychology In The Plantation Area Of Pangarungan Village, Labuhan Batu Selatan},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science and Culture, ICIESC 2022, 11 October 2022, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIESC},
        year={2022},
        month={12},
        keywords={latah javanese woman cultural determinism},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-10-2022.2325510}
    }
    
  • Puspitawati Puspitawati
    Dedi Andriansyah
    Ayu Rulyani
    Lia Chairani
    Karina Ita Apulina Bangun
    Year: 2022
    Culture Bound Syndrome Of Latah Javanese Women With The Analysis Of Cultural Determinism Anthropological Psychology In The Plantation Area Of Pangarungan Village, Labuhan Batu Selatan
    ICIESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-10-2022.2325510
Puspitawati Puspitawati1,*, Dedi Andriansyah2, Ayu Rulyani3, Lia Chairani1, Karina Ita Apulina Bangun2
  • 1: Department of Anthropological Education, Faculty of Social Science Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia
  • 2: Department of Anthropological Education, Faculty of Social Science, Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia
  • 3: epartment of Anthropological Education, Faculty of Social Science Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia
*Contact email: puspitawati@unimed.ac.id

Abstract

This research is a qualitative research with an ethnographic approach that explores the relationship between Javanese Woman Latah Personality Disorder and plantation culture in Pangarungan Village, Labuhan Batu Selatan. This study reveals the characteristics of Latah^s personality disorder, the background of Latah^s personality disorder, and the cultural influences of Javanese women^s social life in plantations which are factors that cause personality disorders. Through data collection techniques utilizing participatory observation (life in) and unstructured interviews that focus on exploring the life history of women who experience Latah, the results obtained are that several women experience the Latah type (echopraxia) in the form of surprising behavior by imitating the movements of people who were surprising him. There is also a Latah type (echolalia) with a form of surprising behavior accompanied by repeated words. This action turned out to be related to community life in enclave plantations, and full of stratification