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Cultural psychiatry


  • Here are entered works on the branch of psychiatry concerned with the influence of culture on mental health. Works on the branch of psychiatry concerned with the comparison of mental health and disorders in different cultures are entered under [Psychiatry, Transcultural.]
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    • Culture and psychiatry
    • Ethnopsychiatry
    • Psychiatry, Cultural
    • Psychiatry and culture
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Favazza, A.R. Bodies under siege: Self-mutilation in culture and psychiatry, c1987.
    • found: Campbell's psych. dict.(under Psychiatry, Comparative: Cultural psychiatry, that branch of psychiatry concerned w/ the influence of the culture on the mental health of members of that culture. When the focus is on different cultures rather than differences within a single culture, the term "transcultural psychiatry" is used)
    • found: Phone call to Prof. Morton Beiser, Head, Division of Social and Cultural Psychiatry, U. of British Columbia, 1/30/87(confirmed differences between Cultural Psychiatry and Transcultural psychiatry)
    • found: Kaplan psych., 3d ed.: p. 3319.
    • notfound: Harre & Lamb encycl. dict. psych.;Harriman New dict. psych.;Chaplin dict. psych.;English comp. dict. psych. & psychoan.;Thes. psych. ind. terms.;Psych. abst.;Evans psych.;Harriman hdbk psych. term.;Psych. abstr.;Harriman encycl. psych.;Eysenck encycl. psych.
  • LC Classification

    • RC455.4.E8
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the branch of psychiatry concerned with the influence of culture on mental health. Works on the branch of psychiatry concerned with the comparison of mental health and disorders in different cultures are entered under [Psychiatry, Transcultural.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Psychiatry, Transcultural]
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-02-06: new
    • 1987-03-14: revised
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