@bul:* Written by a nationally and internationally well-known author and scholar
* The material focuses not only on the United States but also on various cultural settings around the world so that the subject matter can be examined broadly from universal as well as cross-cultural perspectives
* Proper combination of clinical practicalities and conceptual discussion
* Serves as a major source for use in the training of psychiatric residents and mental health personnel as well as students of behavior science in the areas of culture and mental health
* A total of 50 chapters with detailed cross-referencing
* Nearly 2000 references plus an appendix of almost 400 books
* 130 tables and figures
Table of Contents
Cultural Psychiatry: Object and Scope.
Culture and Human Behavior:
Culture and Society.
Child Development and Enculturation.
Personality and Depth Psychology.
Psychology, Customary Behavior, and Ethnic Identity.
Marriage and the Family.
Late Adult Life: Aging and Death.
Culture, Stress, and Illness:
Stress and Coping Patterns.
Mental Illness: Explanation and Grouping.
Illness Behavior: Reaction and Help-Seeking.
Therapist and Patient: Relations and Communication.
Culture and Psychopathology:
Culture and Psychopathology: Overview.
Culture and Psychiatric Epidemiology.
Culture-Related Specific Syndromes.
Epidemic Mental Disorders.
Somatoform Disorders--including Neurasthenia.
Dissociation, Possession, and Hysteria. Disorders of Depression.
Other Substance Abuse.
Culture and Clinical Practice:
Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis.
Classification of Disorders.
Psychological Testing and Measurement.
Culture and Psychiatric Service.
Culture, Ethnicity, and Drug Therapy.
Culture and Psychological Therapy:
Culture-Embedded Indigenous Healing Practices.
Culture-Influenced Unique Psychotherapy.
Culture-Related Common Psychotherapy.
Psychotherapeutic Practices in Various Cultures.
Culture and Therapy with Special Subpopulations:
Working with Children and Adolescents.
Working with Couples and Spouses.
Working with Families.
Working with Aged Persons.
Working with Medically Ill Patients.
Social Phenomena and Therapeutic Considerations:
Culture Change and Coping. Migration, Refuge, and Adjustment. Minorities by Ethnicity, Gender, and Others.
Intercultural Marriage: Problems and Therapy.
Religion, Pathology, and Therapy.
Research, Theory, and Training:
Culture and Psychiatric Theories.
Cultural Psychiatry Training.
Appendix: Books Relating to Culture, Psychiatry, and Mental Health.
- No. of pages: 855
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2001
- Published: April 20, 2001
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780080525624
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