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The Meanings of Madness / Edition 1

The Meanings of Madness / Edition 1

by Richard J. Castillo


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ISBN-13: 9780534345600
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/28/1997
Series: Miscellaneous/Catalogs Ser.
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 7.98(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. CULTURE AND PSYCHIATRY. Genetic and Psychosocial Evolution and the Future of Psychiatry by Theodore Lidz. Cultural Relativism and Psychiatric Illness by Horacio Fabrega, Jr. 2. CULTURE AND CLINICAL REALITY. How do Professional Values Influence the Work of Psychiatrists? by Arthur Kleinman. Diagnostic Patterns of Social Phobia: Comparison in Tokyo and Hawaii by Wen-Shing Tseng, Masahiro Asai, Kenji Kitanishi, Dennis G. McLaughlin, and Helen Kyomen. 3. CULTURE AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT. The Swat Pukhtun Family as Political Training Ground by Cherry Lindholm. Head, Heart, Odor, and Shadow: The Structure of the Self, the Emotional World, and Ritual Performance Among the Senoi Temiar by Marina Roseman. 4. SOCIOCULTURAL ASSESSMENT OF MENTAL ILLNESS. The Heart of What's the Matter: The Semantics of Illness in Iran by Byron J. Good. 5. CULTURE AND PSYCHOTHERAPY. Possession and Persecution by Demons: Janet's Use of Hypnotic Techniques in Treating Hysterical Psychosis by Eliezer Witztum and Onno van der Hart. 6. CULTURE AND PERSONALITY DISORDERS. Rites of Passage and the Borderline Syndrome: Perspectives in Transpersonal Anthropology by Larry G. Peters. 7. CULTURE, SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND SEXUALITY. Sex and Repression in an Irish Folk Community by John C. Messenger. Sexual Aspects of the Life Cycle by Donald S. Marshall. 8. CULTURE AND EATING DISORDERS. Disordered Eating Attitudes and Behaviors, Psychological Adjustment, and Ethnic Identity: A Comparison of Black and White Female College Students by Kay Kosak Abrams, La Rue Allen, and James J. Gray. 9. CULTURE AND SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS. Traditional Healing in the Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol and DrugAbuse by Wolfgang G. Jilek. 10. CULTURE AND ANXIETY. The Cultural Context of Anxiety Disorders by Laurence J. Kirmayer, Allan Young, and Barbara C. Hayton. Refugee Trauma by James K. Boehnlein and J. David Kinzie. 11. CULTURE AND SOMATIZATION. Nerves and Emotional Play in Northeast Brazil by L. A. Rebhun. 12. CULTURE AND DEPRESSION. ''Feeling Worthless: An Ethnographic Investigation of Depression and Problem Drinking at the Flathead Reservation by Theresa D. O'Nell. 13. CULTURE AND DISSOCIATION. Divided Consciousness and Enlightenment in Hindu Yogis by Richard J. Castillo. The Proposed DSM-IV Trance and Possession Disorder Category: Potential Benefits and Risks by Roberto Lewis-Fernandez. An Atypical Hysteria Epidemic in Tripura, India by A. N. Chowdhury, A.K. Nath and J. Chakraborty. 14. CULTURE AND SCHIZOPHRENIA. 'Mental' in 'Southie': Individual, Family, and Community Responses to Psychosis in South Boston by Nancy Scheper-Hughes. 15. CULTURE, MIND-BRAIN, AND MENTAL ILLNESS. Structure and Significance of the Consciousness Revolution by Roger W. Sperry. The Woman Who Didn't Become a Shaman by Margery Wolf.

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