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Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures

Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures by Lena Andary
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Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures provides aframework for mental health professionals andstudents to obtain an in-depth understanding of aclient whose cultural background is different to their own.The book uses a combination of theoretical discussionand case examples set in the context of Australia’smulticultural society.Chapter titles include:Issues and Dilemmas in Diagnosis Across CulturesCultural Values, the Sense of Self and Psychiatric AssessmentExpression and Communication of Distress Across CulturesIssues in Translating Mental Health Terms Across CulturesExplanatory Models of IllnessCrosscultural Beliefs about IllnessNegotiating Explanatory Models
Australian Academic Press; January 2003
206 pages; ISBN 9781875378913
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Title: Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures
Author: Lena Andary; Yvonne Stolk; Steven Klimidis