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  • What Really Mattersby Arthur Kleinman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    Tells the stories of a handful of men and women, some of whom have lived through some of the most fundamental transitions of the turbulent twentieth century. Each is caught up in existential moral experiences that define what it means to be human, and their stories reveal just how malleable moral life is. more...

  • Rethinking Psychiatryby Arthur Kleinman

    Free Press 2008; US$ 20.95

    In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology... more...

  • Rethinking Psychiatryby Arthur Kleinman

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology... more...

  • Rethinking Psychiatryby Arthur Kleinman

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology... more...

  • World Mental Health Casebookby Arthur Kleinman; Benedetto Saraceno

    Springer US 2007; US$ 129.00

    From the reviews: "This book is ? on mental health from a global perspective. ? the book provides a welcome break from the mainstream psychiatric literature in its effort to document mental health issues relevant to the vast majority of the world?s population living in low- and middle-income countries. ? I enjoyed reading this book ? . I recommend... more...

  • Psychosocial Aspects of Depressionby Joseph Becker; Arthur Kleinman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Despite general agreement that psychosocial factors play an important role in various facets of the etiology, onset, treatment response and outcome of depressive disorders, the replicability of research results has left much to be desired. Because much of this unreliability has been attributed to variability in diagnostic criteria, this volume focuses... more...

  • Behind the Silenceby Jing-Bao Nie; Arthur Kleinman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 35.99

    Behind the Silence is the first in-depth work in any language to explore the diverse perspectives of mainland Chinese regarding induced abortion and fetal life in the context of the world's most ambitious and intrusive family planning program. Through his investigation of public silence, official standpoints, forgotten controversies from the imperial... more...

  • Science of the Placeboby Harry Guess; Linda Engel; Arthur Kleinman; John Kusek

    Wiley 2002; US$ 56.95

    Based on a meeting in November 2000, this book brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines to examine the biological, behavioral, social, cultural and ethical aspects related to the placebo effect. Perspectives on the necessity for including a placebo in randomized clinical trials will also be examined. This is the first attempt to... more...

  • Governance of Life in Chinese Moral Experienceby Everett Zhang; Arthur Kleinman; Weiming Tu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    China has experienced a tremendous turn-around over the past three decades from the ethos of sacrificing life to the emergent appeal for valuing life. This book takes an interdisciplinary look at China during these decades of transformation through the defining theme of governance of life. With an emphasis on how to achieve an adequate life, the contributors... more...

  • Subjectivityby Joćo Biehl; Byron J. Good; Arthur Kleinman

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    This innovative volume is an extended intellectual conversation about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. Examining the ethnography of the modern subject, this preeminent group of scholars probes the continuity and diversity of modes of personhood across a range of Western and non-Western societies. Contributors consider what... more...