Black Psychiatrists and American Psychiatry / Edition 1

Black Psychiatrists and American Psychiatry / Edition 1

by Jeanne Spurlock
     
 

Presenting a vivid historical account of the contributions that black psychiatrists have made to American psychiatry, this important book documents the growth and influence of the group in tandem with the advancement of the field as a whole. It provides us with a deep appreciation for what these pioneers accomplished and the hurdles they overcame.

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Presenting a vivid historical account of the contributions that black psychiatrists have made to American psychiatry, this important book documents the growth and influence of the group in tandem with the advancement of the field as a whole. It provides us with a deep appreciation for what these pioneers accomplished and the hurdles they overcame.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890424117
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Part I: Historical Reviews. Early and contemporary pioneers. Development of a department of psychiatry in a general hospital. Community psychiatry and work in the public sector. Development of the Department of Psychiatry at Meharry Medical College. Participant observer: the experiences of a black transcultural psychiatrist, 1972--1994. Black Americans in military psychiatry. Part II: Surveys. Black psychiatrists and academia. Child and adolescent psychiatrists. Black psychiatric researchers. Forensic psychiatrists. Psychoanalysts. Part III: Personal Reminiscences. Reflections of a commissioner of mental health and a head of a department of psychiatry. Reflections on the career of a black psychiatrist in the veterans administration. Part IV: Current Mental Health Issues Affecting African Americans. Mental health issues affecting African Americans. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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