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Anthropology and mental health

Anthropology and mental health

setting a new course

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Published by Mouton, distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine in The Hague, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry, Transcultural -- Congresses.,
  • Mental health -- Congresses.,
  • Ethnopsychology -- Congresses.,
  • Medical anthropology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented., Joseph Westermeyer.
    SeriesWorld anthropology
    ContributionsWestermeyer, Joseph, 1937-, International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chicago, 1973.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.E8 A57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 319 p., 8 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4597197M
    ISBN 100202900444
    LC Control Number77359836

    -- The drug detoxification unit as an ecological system \/ by Jonathan Cowan and Frederick H. Meyers -- Notes from the interface: a commentary on the anthropology and mental health symposium \/ by K.J. Pataki-Schweizer.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Work styles among American psychiatric residents \/ by. Medical anthropology studies "human health and disease, health care systems, and biocultural adaptation". It views humans from multidimensional and ecological perspectives. It is one of the most highly developed areas of anthropology and applied anthropology, and is a subfield of social and cultural anthropology that examines the ways in which culture and society are organized around or.

    Anthropology and Public Service: The UK Experience: Anthropology and Radical Humanism: Native and African American Narratives and the Myth of Race: Anthropology and Sexual Morality: A Theoretical Investigation: Anthropology and . homelessness, the condition of not having a permanent place to live, widely perceived as a societal problem only beginning in the s. Figures for the number of homeless people in the United States are imprecise, but it was estimated that , people were homeless per night in the late s and , per night in the early s.

    Psychological anthropology is an interdisciplinary subfield of anthropology that studies the interaction of cultural and mental subfield tends to focus on ways in which humans' development and enculturation within a particular cultural group—with its own history, language, practices, and conceptual categories—shape processes of human cognition, emotion, perception. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry is an international and interdisciplinary forum for the publication of work in the fields of medical and psychiatric anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry, and associated cross-societal and clinical epidemiological studies.. The journal offers original research, and theoretical papers based on original research, across the full range of these fields.


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Citation Information. Anthropology and Mental Health. Setting a New Course. Edited by Westermeyer, Joseph. DE GRUYTER MOUTON. Pages: 77– ISBN (Online. Marcia C. Inhorn is the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at Yale University. She is past president of the Society for Medical Anthropology and the author, most recently, of The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East.

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