Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health: Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations / Edition 1

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health: Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations / Edition 1

by Freddy A. Paniagua
     
 

Clinicians and mental health practitioners are regularly called upon to treat patients of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Not only do these patients differ from Anglos in culture and language, but also in customs, beliefs, values, and practices. Understanding these differences is vital to performing an accurate diagnosis/assessment of psychopathology as well… See more details below

Overview

Clinicians and mental health practitioners are regularly called upon to treat patients of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Not only do these patients differ from Anglos in culture and language, but also in customs, beliefs, values, and practices. Understanding these differences is vital to performing an accurate diagnosis/assessment of psychopathology as well as in determining an effective treatment regimen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780121993702
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
1.31(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Pt. IOverview Theory, Models, and Demographics
1Culture and Mental Health: An Introduction and Overview of Foundations, Concepts, and Issues
2Cultural Models of Health and Illness
3Acculturation and Mental Health: Ecological Transactional Relations of Adjustment
4Gender as Subculture: The First Division of Multicultural Diversity
5Multicultural Demographic Developments: Current and Future Trends
Pt. IIMethodology
6Culture and Methodology in Personality Assessment
7Test Translation and Cultural Equivalence Methodologies for Use with Diverse Populations
Pt. IIIAssessment and Treatment
8Culture-Bound Syndromes, Cultural Variations, and Psychopathology
9Assessing and Treating Asian Americans: Recent Advances
10Mental Health Assessment and Treatment of African Americans: A Multicultural Perspective
11Assessing and Treating Latinos: Overview of Research
12Assessing and Treating American Indians and Alaska Natives
13Multicultural Issues in Treating Clients with HIV/AIDS from the African American, American Indian, Asian, and Hispanic Populations
14The History, Current Status, and Future of Multicultural Psychotherapy
15Conducting the Cross-Cultural Clinical Interview
16The Mental Health of Culturally Diverse Elderly: Research and Clinical Issues
17Race, Ethnicity, and the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders in Adults
18Depression and Suicidal Behaviors among Adolescents: The Role of Ethnicity
19Culturally Competent Use of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 with Minorities
20Neuropsychological Assessment of Ethnic Minorities: Clinical Issues
Pt. IVTraining the Cultural Competence
21Limitations of the Multicultural Approach to Psychotherapy with Diverse Clients
22Responding to the Challenge: Preparing Mental Health Professionals for the New Millennium
Index

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