Culture and Mental Health (Heftet)

Sociocultural Influences, Theory, and Practice

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 368
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405169820
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 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 syndromes

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