Culture and Mental Health

Culture and Mental Health

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Culture and Mental Health takes a critical look at the research pertaining to common psychological disorders, examining how mental health can be studied from and vary according to different cultural perspectives. Introduces students to the main topics and issues in the area of mental health using culture as the focus Emphasizes issues that pertain to conceptualization, perception, health-seeking behaviors, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in the context of cultural variations Reviews and actively encourages the reader to consider issues related to reliability, validity and standardization of commonly used psychological assessment instruments among different cultural groups Highlights the widely used DSM-IV-TR categorization of culture-bound syndromesHe has bachelor degrees in Theology and English Literature, a certificate in Philosophy, and graduate degrees in Journalism and Clinical Psychology. His research interests include religion and spirituality in the context of psychological anbsp;...


Title:Culture and Mental Health
Author: Sussie Eshun, Gurung
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-02-11
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