17 Avril 2014

Prozac Nations, How does mental illness differ cross-culturally ? An interview with Lawrence Kirmayer.

Ever have the nagging feeling that our celebrity-driven, sound bite society is making us into a stupid, cynical, shallow people ? Well, look to Oliver James, author of a May 2000 article in The Ecologist titled "Consuming Misery : Across the World, the Richer a Nation Gets, the More Unhappy Its People Become."

17 Avril 2014

R LITTLEWOOD : From categories to contexts : a decade of the 'new cross-cultural psychiatry'

By R Littlewood, University College, London.

In The British Journal of Psychiatry 156 : 308-327 (1990)

Over the last ten years a new approach to psychiatric knowledge has developed under the influence of social anthropology. Its origins, assumptions, methods, achievements, and limitations are reviewed.

17 Avril 2014

Migration and mental illness - Dinesh Bhugra and Peter Jones

Dinesh Bhugra is Reader in Cultural Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry (De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF. Tel : 020 7848 0500 ; fax : 020 7701 9044). His research interests include culture and psychiatry, sexual dysfunction and sexual deviation. Peter Jones is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. His research interests include epidemiology, schizophrenia and public health models of mental illness.
17 Avril 2014

Wen-Shing TSENG, Suk Choo CHANG & Masahisa NISHIZONO (Ed. dir.) : "Asian Culture and Psychotherapy. Implications for East and West"

University of Hawai'i Press, 2005. 344 p.

WEN-SHING TSENG, M. D., is professor of psychiatry at the University of Hawai'i School of Medicine and guest professor at the Institute of Mental Health, Beijing University.

SUK CHOO CHANG, M. D., is affiliated with the Department of Behavioral Health, Saint Mary's Hospital, and a practicing psychiatrist in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

MASAHISA NISHIZONO, M. D., is professor emeritus at Fukuoka University and president of the Japan Psychoanalytic Society.


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