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Racism and mental health : prejudice and suffering / edited by Kamaldeep Bhui.

  • Bhui, Kamaldeep.
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Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.

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256 pages ; 24 cm


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 228 - 245) and index.


Chapter 1. Feeling for racism --Chapter 2. Race and racial discourse --Chapter 3. Prejudicial beliefs: their nature and expression -- Chapter 4. Psycho-social and psyco-political aspects of racism -- Chapter 5. The legacy of Frantz Fanon and contemporary representations of racism and mind -- Chapter 6. Recism, social exclusion and mental health: a black user's perspective -- Chapter 7. Understanding racism in mental health -- Chapter 8. Scientific racism -- Chapter 9. Racism in psychiatry: paradigm lost - paradigm regained -- Chapter 10. Please don't let me be misunderstood: importance of acknowledging racial and cultural differences -- Chapter 11. London's ethnic minorities and the provision of mental health services -- Chapter 12. The primary functions of racial prejudice are psychological and cultural. The primary functions of racism are economic -- Chapter 13. Contemporary dilemmas -- Chaper 14. The future of mental health care: essential elements -- References -- Contributors -- Subject index --Author index.


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