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Cultural Psychiatry Medical Anthropology

An Introduction and Reader

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Published by Athlone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical anthropology,
  • Philosophy & theory of psychology,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry Profession - General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Medical,
  • Cultural psychiatry,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoland Littlewood (Editor), Simon Dein (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10342762M
    ISBN 100485115271
    ISBN 109780485115277


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The introduction offers a masterful historical summary of the evolution of anthropological thinking on by: 2. Cultural Psychiatry Medical Anthropology: An Introduction and Reader: Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Hardcover.

About the Author. Arthur Kleinman is a prominent American psychiatrist and is the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of medical anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry at Harvard University.

Byron J. Good is Professor of Medical Anthropology in the. The Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry editorial team sends our greetings this week from the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, year’s th Annual Meeting will be held from November 29 th through December 3 rd, with session listings and other helpful information available theme for this year’s meeting is Anthropology Matters!.

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(source: Nielsen Book Data). Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry is an international and interdisciplinary forum for the publication of work in the fields of medical and psychiatric anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry, and associated cross-societal and clinical epidemiological studies.

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Cultural psychiatry and medical anthropology by Roland Littlewood; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cultural psychiatry. Roland Littlewood is Professor of Anthropology and Pyschiatry at Unversity College London. Simon Dein He is author of Religion and Healing Among the Lubavitch Community in Stamford Hill, North London and has spent over fifteen years.

Get this from a library. Cultural psychiatry and medical anthropology: an introduction and reader. [Roland Littlewood; Simon Dein]. The other primary journals are Medical Anthropology and Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, both established in 8 Relatively few texts and readers in medical anthropology have been published.

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