Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context: A Casebook for Mental Health Professionals / Edition 1

Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context: A Casebook for Mental Health Professionals / Edition 1

by Freddy A. Paniagua
     
 

Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context provides mental health professionals with materials to practice the application of cross-cultural variations on standard diagnostic guidelines. Freddy A. Paniagua offers clinical case examples to illustrate the cross-cultural variations applicable in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients from four major cultural

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Overview

Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context provides mental health professionals with materials to practice the application of cross-cultural variations on standard diagnostic guidelines. Freddy A. Paniagua offers clinical case examples to illustrate the cross-cultural variations applicable in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients from four major cultural groups: African Americans, American Indians, Asians, and Hispanics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761917892
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/21/2000
Series:
Multicultural Aspects of Counseling And Psychotherapy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Overview of Demographic Findings and Cultural Variants across African Americans, American Indians, Asian, and Hispanics
Cultural Variations in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
DSM-IV
Assessment in a Cultural Context
Treatment in a Cultural Context
Applications of Cultural Variables with Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders
Applications of Cultural Variables with other Psychiatric Disorders in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Cross-Cultural Variations with Other Conditions That May Be the Focus of Clinical Attention
Practicing Clinical Cases

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