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Culture and depression : studies in the anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry of affect and disorder

Culture and depression : studies in the anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry of affect and disorder

Author: Arthur Kleinman; Byron Good
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1985.
Series: Comparative studies of health systems and medical care.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Some of the most innovative and provocative work on the emotions and illness is occurring in cross-cultural research on depression. This book presents the work of anthropologists, psychiatrists, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Estudios interculturales
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Kleinman; Byron Good
ISBN: 0520058836 9780520058835 0520054938 9780520054936
OCLC Number: 318283670
Description: xi, 535 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction: Culture and Depression Arthur Kleinman and Byron Good Part I. MEANINGS, RELATIONSHIPS, SOCIAL AFFECTS: HISTORICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DEPRESSION Introduction to Part I 1. Acedia the Sin and Its Relationship to Sorrow and Melancholia Stanley W. Jackson 2. Depression and the Translation of Emotional Worlds Catherine Lutz 3. The Cultural Analysis of Depressive Affect: An Example from New Guinea Edward L. Schieffelin 4. Depression, Buddhism, and the Work of Culture in Sri Lanka Gananath Obeyesekere 5. The Interpretive Basis of Depression Charles F. Keyes Part II DEPRESSIVE COGNITION, COMMUNICATION, AND BEHAVIOR Introduction to Part 6.Menstrual Pollution, Soul Loss, and the Comparative Study of Emotions Richard A. Shweder 7. Dimensions of Dysphoria: The View from Linguistic Anthropology William 0. Beeman 8. The Theoretical Implications of Converging Research on Depression and the Culture-Bound Syndromes John E. Carr and Peter P. Vitaliano Part III EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT OF DEPRESSNE DISORDERS CROSS-CULTURALLY Introduction to Part III 9. A Study of Depression among Traditional Africans, Urban North Americans, and Southeast Asian Refugees Morton Beiser 10. Cross-Cultural Studies of Depressive Disorders: An Overview Anthony J. Marsella, Norman Sartorius, Assen Jablensky, and Fred R. Fenton Part IV INTEGRATIONS: ANTHROPOLOGICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRIC ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEPRESSWE DISORDERS Introduction to Part IV 11. The Depressive Experience in American Indian Communities: A Challenge for Psychiatric Theory and Diagnosis Spero M. Manson, James H. Shore, and Joseph D. Bloom 12. The Interpretation of Iranian Depressive Illness and Dysphoric Affect Byron J. Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, and Robert Moradi 13. Somatization: The Interconnections in Chinese Society among Culture, Depressive Experiences, and the Meanings of Pain Arthur Kleinman and Joan Kleinman Epilogue: Culture and Depression Byron Good and Arthur Kleinman Contributors Indexes Author Index Subject Index
Series Title: Comparative studies of health systems and medical care.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur Kleinman and Byron Good.


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