Culture and Mental Health (Innbundet)

Sociocultural Influences, Theory, and Practice

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 362
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405169837
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale Culture and Mental Health
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 focusEmphasizes issues that pertain to conceptualization, perception, health-seeking behaviors, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in the context of cultural variationsReviews and actively encourages the reader to consider issues related to reliability, validity and standardization of commonly used psychological assessment instruments among different cultural groupsHighlights the widely used DSM-IV-TR categorization of culture-bound syndromes

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