Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Maercker, Andreas; Heim, Eva; Kirmayer, Laurence J.
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
State-of-the-art knowledge on how culture impacts on the diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress and related disorders.
This book, written and edited by leading experts from around the world, looks critically at how culture impacts the way post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related disorders are diagnosed and treated. There have been important advances in clinical treatment and research on PTSD, partly as a result of researchers and clinicians increasingly taking into account how “culture matters.”
For mental health professionals who strive to respond to the needs of people from diverse cultures who have experienced traumatic events, this book is invaluable. It presents recent research and practical approaches on key topics, including: