Rethinking Psychiatry

Rethinking Psychiatry

Author: Arthur Kleinman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439118582

Category: Psychology

Page: 237

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In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology and culture.
Rethinking Psychiatry
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Arthur Kleinman
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-30 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the
Rethinking ADHD
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Sami Timimi, Jonathan Leo
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-31 - Publisher: Palgrave

This book brings together, for the first time, a selection of international critiques on the role of ADHD in our society today, looking at how diagnoses have increased in recent years and the reasons behind this. Topics range from genetics to social culture, offering a comprehensive overview of this area.
Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Ruud ter Meulen, Ahmed Mohammed, Wayne Hall
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

There has been much recent excitement amongst neuroscientists and ethicists about the possibility of using drugs, as well as other technologies, to enhance cognition in healthy individuals. This excitement has arisen from recent advances in neuroscientific technologies such as drugs that increase alertness and wakefulness in healthy individuals or technologies
Rethinking Psychological Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Philip K. Bock, Stephen C. Leavitt
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-02 - Publisher: Waveland Press

After over three decades of continual publication in multiple editions, the Third Edition of Rethinking Psychological Anthropology, now with coauthor Stephen Leavitt, describes the latest interests, concepts, and approaches in the field with the inclusion of four new chapters and updates to earlier topics. The premise of the previous editions
The Handbook of Culture and Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: David Matsumoto
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-09-20 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides a state of the art review of selected areas and topics in cross-cultural psychology written by eminent figures in the field. Each chapter not only reviews the latest research in its respective area, but also goes further in integrating and synthesizing across areas. The Handbook of Culture