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. Ed(S): Kohrt, Brandon A.; Mendenhall, Emily - Global Mental Health - 9781611329247 - V9781611329247
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Global Mental Health

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Description for Global Mental Health Paperback. This book uses engaging narratives to illustrate that mental illnesses are not only problems individuals face but problems that need to be understood and treated globally at the social and cultural levels. Editor(s): Kohrt, Brandon A.; Mendenhall, Emily. Series: Anthropology and Global Public Health. Num Pages: 450 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JHM; MBNH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 612.
While there is increasing political interest in research and policy-making for global mental health, there remain major gaps in the education of students in health fields for understanding the complexities of diverse mental health conditions. Drawing on the experience of many well-known experts in this area, this book uses engaging narratives to illustrate that mental illnesses are not only problems experienced by individuals but must also be understood and treated at the social and cultural levels. The book -includes discussion of traditional versus biomedical beliefs about mental illness, the role of culture in mental illness, intersections between religion and mental ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Left Coast Press Inc United States
Number of pages
389
Condition
New
Number of Pages
390
Place of Publication
Walnut Creek, United States
ISBN
9781611329247
SKU
V9781611329247
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About . Ed(S): Kohrt, Brandon A.; Mendenhall, Emily
Brandon Kohrt is a medical anthropologist and psychiatrist. He is Assistant Professor of Global Health and Psychiatry at Duke University, USA. He conducts global mental health research focusing on populations affected by war-related trauma and chronic stressors of poverty, discrimination, and lack of access to healthcare and education. He has worked in Nepal for 16 years using a biocultural developmental ... Read more

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