Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Our Most Troubling Madness
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Foreword - Kim Hopper Acknowledgments Introduction - T. M. Luhrmann 1. "I'm Schizophrenic!": How Diagnosis Can Change Identity in the United States - T. M. Luhrmann 2. Diagnostic Neutrality in Psychiatric Treatment in North India - Amy June Sousa 3. Vulnerable Transitions in a World of Kin: In the Shadow of Good Wifeliness in North India - Jocelyn Marrow 4. Work and Respect in Chennai - Giulia Mazza 5. Racism and Immigration: An African-Caribbean Woman in London - Johanne Eliacin 6. Voices That Are More Benign: The Experience of Auditory Hallucinations in Chennai - T. M. Luhrmann and R. Padmavati 7. Demonic Voices: One Man's Experience of God, Witches, and Psychosis in Accra, Ghana - Damien Droney 8. Madness Experienced as Faith: Temple Healing in North India - Anubha Sood 9. Faith Interpreted as Madness: Religion, Poverty, and Psychiatry in the Life of a Romanian Woman - Jack R. Friedman 10. The Culture of the Institutional Circuit in the United States - T. M. Luhrmann 11. Return to Baseline: A Woman with Acute-Onset, Non-affective Remitting Psychosis in Thailand - Julia Cassaniti 12. A Fragile Recovery in the United States - Neely A. L. Myers Conclusion - Jocelyn Marrow and T. M. Luhrmann Notes Bibliography Contributors Index

About the Author

T. M. Luhrmann is Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. She is the author of When God Talks Back, Of Two Minds, and Persuasions of the Witch's Craft. Jocelyn Marrow is a cultural anthropologist and Senior Study Director at Westat in Rockville, Maryland.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Our Most Troubling Madness: Case Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures (Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top