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Piblokto Piblokto, Pibloktoq, or Arctic hysteria is a condition exclusively appearing in Inuit societies living within the Arctic Circle. Appearing most prevalently in winter, it is considered to be a form of a culture-specific disorder. Symptoms can include intense " hysteria " (including screaming and uncontrolled wild behavior), depression, coprophagia , and insensitivity to extreme cold. This condition is most often seen in Inuit women. Copyright Notice Adapted from Wikipedia. Text is available under the  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0 ; additional terms may apply.