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Author Fernando, Suman

Title Mental health, race and culture / Suman Fernando

Publ Info Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Edition Third edition
 RWU Main Library  RC455.4.E8 F468 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  RC455.4.E8 F468 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  RC455.4 E8 F468 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 232 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-217) and indexes
Contents Part I : Theory and tradition -- Race and culture ; ethnicity and identity -- Traditional western 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 -- Part II: 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
LC subject Psychiatry, Transcultural
Mesh Subject Psychiatry
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Mental Disorders -- ethnology
Race Relations -- psychology
Socioeconomic Factors
ISBN 9780230212718 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0230212719 (pbk. : alk. paper)