Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing
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Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing by Uwe P. Gielen
Book DescriptionEmotional, as well as physical distress, is a heritage from our hominid ancestors; it has been experienced by every group of human beings since our emergence as a species. And every known culture has developed systems of conceptualization and intervention for addressing it. The editors have brought together leading psychologists, psychiatrists, anthropologists, and others to consider the interaction of psychosocial, biological, and cultural variables as they influence the assessment of health and illness and the course of therapy. The volume includes broadly conceived theoretical and survey chapters; detailed descriptions of specific healing traditions in Asia, the Americas, Africa, and the Arab world. The Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing is a unique resource, containing information about Western therapies practiced in non-Western cultures, non-Western therapies practiced both in their own context and in the West.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805849240
(254mm x 178mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publish Date: 20-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Uwe P. Gielen
Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy in an International Context, Hardback (April 2011)
The spread of globalisation and a rise in immigration have increased the need for mental health practitioners to be able to interact effectively with people of different cultures. This book addresses this need by exploring the history, philosophy, processes, and trends in counselling and psychotherapy in countries around the world.
Principles of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy, Paperback (September 2008)
Focuses on the general nature of cultural influences in counseling rather than on counseling specific ethnic groups. This book explores counseling practices from all over the world, not just those of Western society. It is suitable for mental-health professionals.
Toward a Global Psychology, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Uwe P. Gielen
Provides an overview of the conceptual models, research methodologies, interventions, and pedagogical approaches that are appropriate to transnational settings. This book discusses topics including: the specialty of international psychology; guidelines for those involved in scientific and professional psychology around the world; and more.
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