From Cultural Category to Personal Experience
By (author) Arthur Kleinman
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Rethinking Psychiatry by Arthur Kleinman
Book DescriptionIn this book, Leinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. He 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 and culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780029174425
(234mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: The Free Press
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arthur Kleinman
Passion for Society, Paperback (January 2016)
What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does "the problem of suffering" serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to suffering reveal our moral and social conditions? The author offers some answers to these questions.
Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa, Hardback (May 2015)
Includes essays that focuses on the treatment of common and chronic mental disorders, including mental illness and treatment in the current climate of economic and political instability, access to health care, access to medicines, and the impact of HIV-AIDS and other chronic illness on mental health.
Reimagining Global Health, Paperback (December 2013)
Provides an introduction to the field of global health. This title is suitable for schools of public health, nursing, and medicine, and also in undergraduate and graduate classes in anthropology, sociology, political economy, and history, among others.
Deep China, Paperback (September 2011)» View all books by Arthur Kleinman
Investigates the emotional and moral lives of the Chinese people as they adjust to the challenges of modernity. Sharing a medical anthropology and cultural psychiatry perspective, this title delves into intimate and sometimes hidden areas of personal life and social practice to observe and narrate the drama of Chinese individualization.
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