Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology
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Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology by Shahe S. Kazarian
Book DescriptionThe Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology discusses the influence of cultural beliefs, norms and values on illness, health and health care. The major health problems that are confronting the global village are discussed from a cultural perspective. These include heart disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, pain, and suicide. The cultural beliefs and practices of several cultural groups and the unique health issues confronting them are also presented. The cultural groups discussed include Latinos, Aboriginal peoples, people of African heritage, and South Asians. The handbook contributes to increased personal awareness of the role of culture in health and illness behavior, and to the delivery of culturally relevant health care services. Key Features * Many societies are culturally diverse or becoming so - the cultural approach is a unique and necessary addition to the health psychology area * Satisfies the ever-increasing appetite of health psychologists for cultural issues in health and women's health issues * Major and global health concerns are covered including heart disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, pain, suicide, and health promotion * The health beliefs and practices of Latinos, people of African heritage, Aboriginal peoples, and South Asians are presented without stereotyping these cultural groups * The handbook provides excellent information for health care researchers, practitioners, students, and policy-makers in culturally pluralistic communities * References are thorough and completely up-to-date
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780124027718
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Shahe S. Kazarian
Dr. Shahe S. Kazarian is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of numerous books, chapters, journal articles and tests in the health field. He is the coeditor with David R. Evans of Cultural Clinical Psychology published by Oxford University Press. He is the author of Diversity Issues in Policing, which is now in its Second Edition and was written for the Police Foundations Program. His research interests involve the study of diversity and health, and diversity approaches to service delivery. For many years he was a Department Head and more recently a Manager of two clinical speciality programs at a major psychiatric facility in Ontario, Canada. Dr. David R. Evans is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario and is a practicing psychologist in Ontario. He is a past President of the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Ontario Psychological Association. He is the author of numerous books, chapters, journal articles and tests. His most recent books include The Law, Standards of Practice, and Ethics in the Practice of Psychology published by Emond Montgomery; Essential Interviewing (5th Edn.) with Maragret Hearn, Max Uhlemann and Alen Ivey published by Brooks/Cole, and with Shahe S. Kazarian he is the coeditor of Cultural Clinical Psychology published by Oxford University Press. He is also the author with Robert Butcher of Ethical Reasoning in Policing, which was written for the Police Foundations Program. His research interests include factors that affect Quality of Life and health promotion.He is a consultant with a number of police services in Ontario, Canada.
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