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Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures

Imprint: Bowen Hills, Qld.; Australian Academic Press; 2003Extent: x, 194 p.EISBN: 9781875378913Publication Type: MonographSubjects: Health; Psychiatry

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Abstract: Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures provides a framework for mental health professionals and students to obtain an in-depth understanding of a client whose cultural background is different to their own. The book uses a combination of theoretical discussion and case examples set in the context of Australia's multicultural society.

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Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures

Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

    Preliminary Material
    Chapters
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    Issues and Dilemmas in Diagnosis Across Cultures

    Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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      Cultural Values, the Sense of Self and Psychiatric Assessment

      Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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        Expression and Communication of Distress Across Cultures

        Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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          Issues in Translating Mental Health Terms Across Cultures

          Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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            Explanatory Models of Illness

            Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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              Crosscultural Beliefs about Illness

              Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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                Negotiating Explanatory Models

                Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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                  Conclusion

                  Andary, Lena; Stolk, Yvonne; Klimidis, Steven

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