Culture and Mental Illness: A Client-Centered Approach / Edition 1

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In our increasingly multicultural global society, it has become important for practitioners to consider social and cultural factors when looking at the causes of, and treatments for, mental illness. The American Psychiatric Association recognized the role of culture in the recent DSM-IV. But the DSM-IV leaves practitioners wondering just how they should go about assessing those cultural factors. This book picks up where the DSM-IV leaves off.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534345587
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/31/1996
  • Series: Miscellaneous/Catalogs Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.41 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Ph.D., Harvard University

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND THEORETICAL ISSUES 1. Why Culture? 2. Culture and Clinical Reality 3. Culture and Personality 4. Cultural Assessment 5. Client-Centered Treatment PART II: CULTURE AND DSM-IV DIAGNOSES 6. Personality Disorders 7. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders 8. Eating Disorders 9. Substance-Related Disorders 10. Anxiety Disorders 11. Somatoform Disorders 12. Mood Disorders 13. Dissociative Disorders 14. Psychotic Disorders 15. Toward a Client-Centered Paradigm: A Holistic Synthesis Glossary References Name Index Subject Index

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