transcultural psychiatry


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transcultural psychiatry

The study, treatment, and prevention of emotional and behavioral disorders in immigrants or in members of a nondominant social group within society.
See also: psychiatry
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Foxen, ""Look me in the eye": Empathy and the transmission of trauma in the refugee determination process", Transcultural Psychiatry, 47, (2010): 70-92
It appears that training in transcultural psychiatry is equally important for developing countries.
2002, Institutional History of Transcultural Psychiatry services at JG, MC's and Jean-Talon Hospitals, Appendice A, pp.
Modern transcultural psychiatry, he concludes, must "interrogate .
Among the topics covered are transcultural psychiatry, food and nutrition, anthropology of the body, alcohol and drug use, traditional healers, childbirth and bereavement and the applications of medical anthropology to international health issues, such as the HIV/AIDS pandemic, malaria prevention and family planning.
His interests include psychotherapy, psychosomatic medicine, and transcultural psychiatry.
He is president of the Social Psychiatry Research Institute and is recognized worldwide for his pioneering work in transcultural psychiatry, suicidology, and psychopharmacology.
in Social and Transcultural Psychiatry from McGill University in 1978 and a Ph.
There is in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, mental health legislation in the UK, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry.
Transcultural Psychiatry, <<Indigenous Youth Resilence in the Arctic>>, vol.
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