How does the author explain the reasons that mentally ill patients took up operatic performance?

These are the questions that I need answers for. All of the questions should be answered using the sources provided and the audio recording from the link provided.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01bdmw7

How does the author explain the connections between culture-bound syndromes and different societies/cultures? Give three examples. Did they change over time? How does the author think of “narratives” playing in the understanding of these syndromes?
According to the author, what is hikikomori? Looking at it from the perspective of medical history, how was the understanding of hikikomori changing over time? What was the connection between hikikomori and societies (Japan and other countries)?
In the article of “Operatic Escapes,” how did the patients appropriate the cultural authority of the drama? How does the author explain the reasons that mentally ill patients took up operatic performance? What gave the power of operatic script?

 

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How does the author explain the reasons that mentally ill patients took up operatic performance

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