Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
Assessment and Treatment of Diverse PopulationsEdited by
- Freddy Paniagua
All practicing clinicians and counselors; researchers in clinical psychology and sociology.Psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, psychiatrists and cross-cultural researchers.
Hardbound, 486 Pages
Published: March 2000
Imprint: Academic Press
"Israel Cuellar and Freddy Paniagua provide an informative and comprehensive compilation of chapters by scientists and practitioners interested in understanding culture and its impact on the assessment and treatment of human behavior, attitudes, and perceptions... A notable strength of this book lies in the integration of information from both science and practice on the development of culturally competent mental healthcare... This handbook appears to be an essential companion for anyone that might be interested facing that personal challenge while exploring the sociocultural influences on various mental health issues... the editors do an outstanding job of compiling works from authors that do not oversimplify the issues or lose the readers in technical language or complicated theories..." âCLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW "This book provides vital information to clinicians worldwide in bettering their treatment of diverse populations." âADOLESCENCE (Vol. 36, No. 143, Fall 2001) "Thirty-eight authors contributed 22 chapters to this well edited volume... the chapters are well written, extensively referenced and thoughtful... The cultural psychiatrist wanting an update on cultural psychology should relish this book..." âAMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY "This book provides vital information to clinicians worldwide in bettering their treatment of diverse populations." âFAMILY THERAPY (Volume 28, Number 2, 2001)