See, for example, Morton Beiser, "A Study of Depression among Traditional Africans, Urban North Americans and South East Asian Refugees," Culture and Depression: Studies in the Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
of Affect and Disorder, eds.
Good (eds) Culture and Depression: Studies in the Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
of Affect and Disorder.
Good (Eds.), Culture and depression: Studies in the anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry
of affect and disorder (pp.
In the end, the central importance of this book to medical anthropology is O'Neil's discussion of the relationship between social anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry
. She outlines a key issue for poststructuralist researchers: How to describe and interpret her findings of Flathead depression without relying on an Anglo perspective.
(1977), Depression, Somatisation and the New "Cross-cultural Psychiatry
" Social Science and Medicine, 11: 3-10.
Perhaps stretching my expertise in cross-cultural psychiatry
to this point would help make me effective in a prison setting.