A cross-cultural study of dissociational states

The Ohio State University Research Foundation Columbus, Ohio Published In Pages: i-303
By Bourguignon, Erika


There will be an association between drugs and trance(T), rather than possession/trance (PT) (20).


"Groups practicing PT activities are more likely to have a predominantly female membership; where men take on a variety of cult offices, the actors engaging in PT activities are more likely to be women. In cults centering about T, on the other hand, men appear to predominate"(20).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi-squareSupportedp < 0.001Chi Square= 12.56UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Trance CodeDependentRevelation And Divination
Drug inductionIndependentDrink And Drugs, Revelation And Divination