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Clinical Topics in Cultural Psychiatry


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List of tables; List of boxes; List of figures; List of contributors; Preface; Part I. Theoretical and General Issues: 1. Globalisation, psychiatry and human rights: new challenges for the 21st century Brendan D. Kelly; 2. Migration and mental illness Dinesh Bhugra and Peter Jones; 3. Mental Health of refugees and asylum seekers Rachel Tribe; 4. Racism, racial life events and mental ill health Dinesh Bhugra and Oyedeji Ayonrinde; 5. Expressed emotion across cultures Dinesh Bhugra and Kwame McKenzie; 6. Mental illness in Black and Asian ethnic minorities Kamaldeep Bhui and Dinesh Bhugra; 7. Poverty, social inequality and mental health Vijaya Murali and Femi Oyebode; Part II. Specific Mental Health Conditions Across Cultures: 8. Schizophrenia in African-Caribbeans: contributing factors Dinesh Bhugra and Kamaldeep Bhui; 9. Depression in immigrants and ethnic minorities Dinesh Bhugra and Oyedeji Ayonrinde; 10. Attempted suicide among South Asian women Dinesh Bhugra and Manisha Desai; 11. Mental health of the ageing immigrant population Gill Livingston, Sati Sembhi and Rahul Bhattacharya; 12. Intellectual disability and ethnicity: achieving cultural competence Jean O'Hara; 13. Culture and liaison psychiatry Gopinath Ranjith; 14. Addiction in ethnic minorities Bhaskar Punukollu, Zarrar A. Chowdary and Gideon Felton; 15. Sex and culture Sheraz Ahmad and Dinesh Bhugra; 16. Culture in child and adolescent psychiatry Nisha Dogra; 17. Black and minority ethnic issues in forensic psychiatry David Ndegwa; 18. Cultural perspectives on eating disorders Rahul Bhattsacharya, Amish Unadkat and Frances Connan; Part III. Management Issues in the Cultural Context: 19. Cross-cultural psychiatric assessment Dinesh Bhugra and Kamaldeep Bhui; 20. Clinical management of patients across cultures Dinesh Bhugra and Kamaldeep Bhui; 21. Ethnic and cultural factors in psychopharmacology Dinesh Bhugra and Kamaldeep Bhui; 22. Communication with patients from other cultures: the place of explanatory models Dinesh Bhugra and Kamaldeep Bhui; 23. Working with patients with religious beliefs Simon Dein; 24. Interpreter-mediated psychiatric interviews Saeed Farooq and Chris Fear; 25. Treatment of victims of trauma Gwen Adshead and Scott Ferris; 26. Effective psychotherapy in an ethnically and culturally diverse society Kamaldeep Bhui and Neil Morgan; 27. Diversity training for psychiatrists Nisha Dogra and Khalid Karim; 28. Informing progress towards race equality in mental healthcare: is routine data collection adequate? Peter J. Aspinall; 29. Towards social inclusion in mental health? Justine Schneider and Carole J. Bramley; Index.

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This book offers practical advice on the role that cultural factors play in the way psychiatric symptoms are presented to clinicians.

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Rahul Bhattacharya (Psychiatrist at Mile End Hospital, London). Sean Cross (Registrar in Liaison Psychiatry at St Thomas' Hospital, London). Dinesh Bhugra (Head of the Section of Cultural Diversity at the Institute of Psychiatry, London and President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London).

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