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Culture & mental illness

a client-centered approach

by Richard J. Castillo

  • 163 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Brooks/Cole Pub. in Pacific Grove .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural psychiatry.,
  • Psychology, Pathological.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-324) and indexes.

    Other titlesCulture and mental illness
    StatementRichard J. Castillo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.E8 C38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1001971M
    ISBN 100534345581
    LC Control Number96041263

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Culture & mental illness by Richard J. Castillo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great book, but needs to be updated. Another one that's extremely expensive. Although it needs updating, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it.

I definitely recommend it to any social work student or anyone else who is interested in mental illness and a culture sensitive approach to working with culturally diverse client populations/5(17). In our increasingly multicultural global society, it has become important for practitioners to consider social and cultural factors when looking at the causes of, and treatments for, mental illness.

The American Psychiatric Association recognized the role of culture in the recent DSM-IV/5(22). Culture and Mental Health takes a critical look at the research pertaining to common psychological disorders, examining how mental health can.

Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness by Gaw and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   By many estimations, the Western medical model of mental health is dangerously incomplete.

If we step outside of the traditional disease model there are many new and different ways to understand, treat, and even accept mental illness. Culture--how we collectively live, interact, and view the world--frames our mental by: 4.

The Culture of Mental Illness The startling effects of culture on the presentation of mental illness. Posted SHARE The Psychology of Self-Deception, and other books. Author Richard Castillo, who studied under Arthur Kleinman of Harvard University, has developed a client-centered paradigm for mental illness based on recent biological, psychological, social, and cross-cultural studies.

His book provides practical applications for clinicians and addresses recent theoretical changes and their implications for the assessment and diagnosis of mental illness. Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness provides a cultural framework in the psychiatric care of a variety of groups in the United States, including African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Hispanics, women, elderly people, and gay men and lesbians.

There is also a chapter dealing with the impact of AIDS among. But talking openly about mental health in YA books has seen an increase as the category of books has grown, too. Find below a list of 50 (er, 55!) must-read YA books about mental health.

These books traverse all aspects of mental health and mental illness Author: Kelly Jensen. "[A]n interesting new account of mental illness and its multitude of representations in popular culture The book will prove useful for more advanced students, faculty, or other individuals interested in the various forms of mental illness represented in areas of popular culture.

Culture shapes who we are, so it follows that it would also shape our manifestations of stress, mental disorder, emotion. Yet, that also implies a. Get this from a library. The culture of mental illness and psychiatric practice in Africa. [Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong; Allan G Hill; Arthur Kleinman;] -- In many African countries, mental health issues, including the burden of serious mental illness and trauma, have not been adequately addressed.

These essays shed light on the treatment of common and. About the Book. With a fine-tuned ethnographic sensibility, Janis H. Jenkins explores the lived experience of psychosis, trauma, and depression among people of diverse cultural orientations, revealing how mental illness engages fundamental human processes of self, desire, gender, identity, attachment, and interpretation.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and a great time to explore the many writers who write on diverse topics related to mental health and mental illness. The following list of books about mental illness contains fiction, graphic novels, nonfiction, memoirs, biographies, and more, all books that broaden our understanding of mental illness from Author: Sarah S.

Davis. The portrayal of mental illness in pop culture is often volatile, stigmatized and inaccurate, says Dr. Vasilis Pozios, M.D., an Ann Arbor-based psychiatrist and frequent Comic Con panelist where he often speaks on mental health representation in the media. “ People with mental illness — it’s not their entire existence.

It doesn’t define them and with treatment they can get better.”. Culture influences mental health in many ways (Castillo, ), which includes (a) how individual experiences and expresses his/her illness and the associated symptoms within the context of.

According to the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), mental health is determined by socio-economic, biological and environmental factors. WHO data shows that more than million people worldwide suffer from mental disorders.

The number of those suffering from mental problems is much higher. Next we're going to take a look at how these issues of culture and mental health and culture and mental illness play out in trying to deal with mental disorder and distress in the global context.

We'll be discussing one of the papers that was assigned as a reading this week, social determinants of health among internally displaced persons in.

Emmanuel Akyeampong, Allan G. Hill, and Arthur Kleinman. This volume originated in a working group at Harvard University on “Health, Healing and Ritual Practice,” which was part of an interdisciplinary and interschool research project of the Committee on African Studies called the “Africa Initiative.” the working group’s members were scholars with training in public health.

This book reconceptualizes mental disorders as products of stressful gene-meme interactions and introduces a The answer can be found in memes--replicable units of information linking genes and environment in the memory and in culture--whose effects on individual brain development can be benign or toxic/5(6).

"In The Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice, [the authors] shed light on mental illness in Africa and the way interventions are handled by psychiatric institutions and experts, including physicians and nurses With a topic as vast as African mental health, even a sizable book like this one feels as if it is only Author: Emmanuel Akyeampong.An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons from a veteran public radio journalist.

America has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder.As I am familiar with much of the psychology literature, which can sometimes become to scientific without clout, Culture and Mental Illness clearly explains each section covered in the book.

The Author uses important terms and definition with clarity as to what subject is in discussion as well as reference to DSM's diagnosis, prognosis /5(14).