Culture and Mental Health: Sociocultural Influences, Theory, and Practice / Edition 1

Culture and Mental Health: Sociocultural Influences, Theory, and Practice / Edition 1

by Sussie Eshun, Regan A. R. Gurung
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405169834

ISBN-13: 9781405169837

Pub. Date: 02/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Culture and Mental Health takes a critical look at the research pertaining to common psychological disorders, examining how mental health can be studied from and vary according to different cultural perspectives.
• Introduces students to the main topics and issues in the area of mental health using culture as the focus
• Emphasizes issues that

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Overview

Culture and Mental Health takes a critical look at the research pertaining to common psychological disorders, examining how mental health can be studied from and vary according to different cultural perspectives.
• Introduces students to the main topics and issues in the area of mental health using culture as the focus
• Emphasizes issues that pertain to conceptualization, perception, health-seeking behaviors, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in the context of cultural variations
• Reviews and actively encourages the reader to consider issues related to reliability, validity and standardization of commonly used psychological assessment instruments among different cultural groups
• Highlights the widely used DSM-IV-TR categorization of culture-bound syndromes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405169837
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/09/2009
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to culture and psychopathology Sussie Eshun Eshun, Sussie Regan A. R. Gurung Gurung, Regan A. R. 3

2 Culture and mental health assessment Bonnie A. Green Green, Bonnie A. 19

3 Stress and mental health Regan A. R. Gurung Gurung, Regan A. R. Angela Roethel-Wendorf Roethel-Wendorf, Angela 35

4 Managing job stress : cross-cultural variations in adjustment Joseph P. Eshun, Jr. Eshun, Joseph P., Jr. Kevin J. Kelley Kelley, Kevin J. 55

5 Chronic pain : cultural sensitivity to pain Jyh-Hann Chang Chang, Jyh-Hann 71

6 Placing the soul back into psychology : religion in the psychotherapy process Paul E. Priester Priester, Paul E. Shiva Khalili Khalili, Shiva Jose E. Luvathingal Luvathingal, Jose E. 91

7 Psychotherapy in a culturally diverse world Laura R. Johnson Johnson, Laura R. Gilberte Bastien Bastien, Gilberte Michael J. Hirschel Hirschel, Michael J. 115

8 International perspectives on culture and mental health P. S. D. V. Prasadarao Prasadarao, P. S. D. V. 149

9 Culture and mood disorders Sussie Eshun Eshun, Sussie Toy Caldwell-Colbert Caldwell-Colbert, Toy 181

10 Culture and anxiety disorders Simon A. Rego Rego, Simon A. 197

11 Cultural factors in traumatic stress Peter D. Yeomans Yeomans, Peter D. Evan M. Forman Forman, Evan M. 221

12 Culture and psychotic disorders Kristin M. Vespia Vespia, Kristin M. 245

13 Culture and eating disorders Megan A. Markey Hood Hood, Megan A. Markey Jillon S. Vander Wal Wal, Jillon S. Vander Judith L. Gibbons Gibbons, Judith L. 273

14 Culture and suicide David Lester Lester, David 297

Author index 321

Subject index 339

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