Culture and mental health : sociocultural influences, theory, and practice /

"What is culture, and how does it influence perceptions about mental health? Culture and Mental Health examines the role of sociocultural issues on mental health, psychological disorders, and assessment. The book takes a critical look at the research pertaining to common psychological disorders such...

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Other Authors: Eshun, Sussie., Gurung, Regan A. R.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Summary: "What is culture, and how does it influence perceptions about mental health? Culture and Mental Health examines the role of sociocultural issues on mental health, psychological disorders, and assessment. The book takes a critical look at the research pertaining to common psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety, presenting a refreshing new approach to understanding mental health."--Jacket.
Physical Description: xx, 340 p. : ill., plans ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN: 9781405169837 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405169834 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781405169820 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405169826 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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