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Culture and Psychiatric Diagnosis: A DSM-IV® Perspective / Edition 1

Culture and Psychiatric Diagnosis: A DSM-IV® Perspective / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9781585621286
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Juan E. Mezzich, M.D., Ph.D., is Chair of the NIMH Culture and Diagnosis Group and Professor of Psychiatry and Head of the Division of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York.

Arthur Kleinman, M.D., is Professor of Anthropology and Psychiatry and Chair of the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Horacio Fabrega, Jr., M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Delores L. Parron, Ph.D., is Associate Director for Special Populations at the National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, Maryland.

Table of Contents

General issues on diagnosis, culture, and ethnic perspectives. Organic and psychotic disorders. Substance-related disorders. Mood and anxiety disorders. Somatoform and dissociative disorders. Eating and sexual disorders. Adjustment and stress disorders. Personality disorders. Childhood-onset disorders. Culture-bound syndromes. Multiaxial issues. Epilogue. Index.

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