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Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry


  • Page extent: 612 pages
  • Size: 246 x 189 mm
  • Weight: 1.462 kg


 (ISBN-13: 9780521856539)

  • There was also a Paperback of this title but it is no longer available | Adobe eBook
  • Published November 2007

Replaced by 9780521173384


Cultural psychiatry is concerned with understanding the impact of social and cultural differences and similarities on mental illness and its treatments. This book integrates both theoretical and practical knowledge, and describes a framework for the provision of mental healthcare in a multi-cultural/multi-racial society and global economy.


Foreword Pedro Ruiz; Part I. Theoretical Background: 1. Cultural psychiatry in historical perspective Laurence J. Kirmayer; 2. Anthropology and psychiatry: the contemporary convergence Janis H. Jenkins; 3. Suicide, violence and culture Michel Tousignant and Arlene Laliberté; 4. Psychology and cultural psychiatry Malcolm MacLachlan; 5. Spirituality and cultural psychiatry Kate M Loewenthal; 6. Culture, ethnicity and biological psychiatry Chia-Hui Chen, Shi-Kai Liu and Keh-Ming Lin; 7. Ethnic inequalities and cultural capability framework in mental health care Kamaldeep Bhui and Dinesh Bhugra; Part II. Culture and Mental Health: 8. Culture and psychopathology Wen-Shing Tseng; 9. Developmental aspects of cultural psychiatry Joseph Westermeyer; 10. Explanatory models in psychiatry Daryl Somma and Mitchell G. Weiss; 11. Culture bound syndromes Sisira Siribaddana, Athula Sumathipala and Dinesh Bhugra; 12. Psychiatric epidemiology and its contributions to cultural psychiatry Robert Kohn and Kamaldeep Bhui; 13. Acculturation and identity John W. Berry; 14. Cultural consonance William W. Dressler; Part III. Culture and Mental Disorders: 15. Neurosis Geetha Desai and Santosh K. Chaturvedi; 16. Schizophrenia and related psychosis Assen Jablensky; 17. Affective disorders Claudia Cooper and Paul Bebbington; 18. Substance misuse Susan Salas, John Strang and Shamil Wanigaratne; 19. Suicidal Behaviour Keith Hawton and Sarah A. Fortune; 20. Personality disorders and culture Matthieu Crews, Paul Moran and Dinesh Bhugra; 21. Culture and obsessive-compulsive disorder Padmal de Silva and Dinesh Bhugra; 22. Culture and eating disorders Mervat Nasser; 23. Childhood and adolescent psychiatric disorders Nisha Dogra, Panos Vostanis and Niranjan Karnik; 24. Culture and schizophrenia Thomas Stompe and Alexander Friedmann; 25. Disorders of aging across cultures Sheena MacKenzie and Ajit Shah; Part IV. Theoretical Aspects of Management: 26. An ecological-cultural-historical model for extreme stress: a 'Traumascape' Joop de Jong; 27. Sexual dysfunction across culture Padmal de Silva and Dinesh Bhugra; 28. Therapist-patient interactions and expectations Digby Tantam; 29. Developing Mental Health Services for multicultural societies Harry Minas; 30. Psychopharmacology across cultures Shu-Han Yu, Shi-Kai Liu and Keh-Ming Lin; 31. Psychotherapy across cultures Digby Tantam; 32. Psychological interventions and assessments Shahe Kazarian; 33. Spiritual aspects of management Andrew Sims; 34. Cultural aspects of suicide Gwendolyn Portzky and Kees van Heeringen; Part V. Management with Special Groups: 35. Intellectual disabilities across cultures Nick Bouras and Jean O'Hara; 36. Child psychiatry across cultures Nisha Dogra, Panos Vostanis and Niranjan Karnik; 37. Management of sexual dysfunction across cultures Padmal de Silva and Dinesh Bhugra; 38. Refugees and Mental Health Nasir Warfa and Kamaldeep Bhui; 39. Working with elderly persons across cultures Iqbal Ahmed and Carl I. Cohen; 40. Working in liaison psychiatry Jaideep Thoduguli and Santosh K. Chaturvedi; Part VI. Cultural Research and Training: 41. Scope of cultural psychiatry Horacio Fabrega Jr; 42. Coping with stressors: racism and migration Larkin Feeney and Brendan D. Kelly; Conclusions Dinesh Bhugra and Kamaldeep Bhui.


Pedro Ruiz, Laurence J. Kirmayer, Janis H. Jenkins, Michel Tousignant, Arlene Laliberté, Malcolm MacLachlan, Kate M. Loewenthal, Chia-Hui Chen, Shi-Kai Liu, Keh-Ming Lin, Kamaldeep Bhui, Dinesh Bhugra, Wen-Shing Tseng, Joseph Westermeyer, Daryl Somma, Mitchell G. Weiss, Sisira Siribaddana, Athula Sumathipala, John W. Berry, William W. Dressler, Geetha Desai, Santosh K. Chaturvedi, Assen Jablensky, Claudia Cooper, Paul Bebbington, Susan Salas, John Strang, Shamil Wanigaratne, Keith Hawton, Sarah A. Fortune, Matthieu Crews, Paul Moran, Padmal de Silva, Mervat Nasser, Nisha Dogra, Panos Vostanis, Niranjan Karnik, Thomas Stompe, Alexander Friedmann, Sheena MacKenzie, Ajit Shah, Joop de Jong, Digby Tantam, Harry Minas, Shu-Han Yu, Keh-Ming Lin, Shahe Kazarian, Andrew Sims, Gwendolyn Portzky, Kees van Heeringen, Nick Bouras, Jean O'Hara, Iqbal Ahmed, Carl I. Cohen, Jaideep Thoduguli, Horacio Fabrega Jr., Larkin Feeney, Brendan D. Kelly

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