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Mental health, race and culture / Suman Fernando.

  • Fernando, Suman.
Date
2010
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Description

"This is the third, significantly expanded and revised, edition of this seminal text. Incorporating additional contemporary topics, including mental health of refugees, trauma and psychosocial approaches, this text offers an illuminating account of mental health and mental disorder seen cross-culturally and internationally"--Provided by publisher.

Publication/Creation

Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Physical description

xi, 232 pages ; 24 cm

Contributors

Edition

3rd ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-217) and indexes.

Contents

pt. 1. Theory and tradition. Race and culture : ethnicity and identity ; Traditional approaches to mental health ; Background and culture of psychiatry ; Racism in psychiatry ; Changing discourse in mental health ; Trauma and post-traumatic stress : suffering and violence -- pt. 2. Practice and innovation. Application of psychiatry : bias and imperialism ; Asian and African 'therapy' for mental health ; Mental health in low- and middle income countries ; Mental health of refugees in high-income countries ; Prospects for plurality in therapies for mental health ; Mental health for all.

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780230212718
  • 0230212719