Culture and Mental Health: A comprehensive textbook

Culture and Mental Health: A comprehensive textbook

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Culture and Mental Health: a comprehensive textbook is an authoritative text bringing together experts from around the world to discuss the provision of mental health services within multi-cultural societies and what this means in clincal and practical terms. The book looks in detail at the clinical state of services for multi-cultural societies across the globe, drawing on a diversity of medical and social science disciplines in order to provide a breadth and depth of information that is not to be found in such a clear and cohesive form anywhere else. The impact of cultural differences on the management of those with mental health disorders, whether ethical, religious, legal or social, is compared in a number of settings and is supported by academic or experiential based evidence where appropriate.Thus, there is a need for evidence about the health system as a whole rather than simply a summation of the bits. ... Broad information helps to inform decisions such as how much money should be spent overall and how it should be dividedanbsp;...

Title:Culture and Mental Health: A comprehensive textbook
Author:Kamaldeep Bhui
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-12-11


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