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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Her ultimate objective is the creation of a transcultural psychiatry unit at Butabika Psychiatric Hospital in Uganda where she currently heads the forensic unit.
Transcultural psychiatry has found that the concept of depression is not well-known in the experience and lexicon of non-Western people.
The March Transcultural Psychiatry included a series of papers on the condition's widespread prevalence, regional varieties, and mental-health implications.
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