Culture and Mental Health: A Comprehensive Textbook

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Bhui, Kamaldeep; Bhugra, Dinesh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-0-34-081046-0

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Culture and Mental Health is an authoritative text bringing together experts from around the world to discuss the provision of mental health services within multi-cultural societies and what this means in clinical and practical terms.

The book looks in detail at the clinical state of services for multi-cultural societies across the globe, drawing on a diversity of medical and social science disciplines in order to provide a breadth and depth of information that is not to be found in such a clear and cohesive form anywhere else.

The impact of cultural differences on the management of those with mental health disorders, whether ethical, religious, legal or social, is compared in a number of settings and is supported by academic or experiential based evidence where appropriate.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Bhui, Kamaldeep; Bhugra, Dinesh
ISBN: 978-0-34-081046-0
Specialty:
Psychiatry
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 376
Year: 2007

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