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

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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.

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Designed for clinicians interested in the enhancement of their cultural competence, this casebook provides guidelines on understanding cultural variations across many mental disorders. Paniagua (psychology and behavioral sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) offers clinical case studies to illustrate the cross-cultural variations on standard diagnostic guidelines. He provides an overview and specific variables reported among four culturally diverse groups. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761917892
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/21/2000
  • Series: Multicultural Aspects of Counseling Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • 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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