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Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing.

Author: Uwe P Gielen; Jefferson M Fish; Juris G Draguns
Publisher: Mahwah : Taylor and Francis, 2012. ©2008
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Emotional, 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,  Read more...

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Gielen, Uwe P.
Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing.
Mahwah : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Uwe P Gielen; Jefferson M Fish; Juris G Draguns
ISBN: 9781410610416 1410610411
OCLC Number: 1048427109
Description: 1 online resource (454 pages)
Contents: Book Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
Preface --
About the Editors --
List of Contributors --
1 Approaches to Culture, Healing, ana Psychotherapy --
I Culture, Therapy, and Healing: Basic Issues --
2 Culture and the Origins of Psychopathology --
3 The Role of Culture in Definitions, Interpretations, and Management of Illness --
4 Cross-cultural Commonalities in Therapy and Healing: Theoretical Issues and Psychological and Sociocultural Principles --
5 A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Cross-Cultural Healing --
II Therapeutic Services and Multiculturalism in North America --
6 The Role of Culture in the Treatment of Culturally Diverse Populations --
7 Culturally Oriented Psychotherapy with Refugees --
Ill Traditional Healing in the Americas --
8 The Role of Dance in a Navajo Healing Ceremonial --
9 The Therapeutic Aspects ofSalish Spirit Dance Ceremonials --
10 Traditional Healers in Mexico: The Effectiveness of Spiritual Practices --
11 Women as Healers: A "Gendered" Exploration in Puerto Rico and Elsewhere --
IV Asian Approaches to Therapy and Healing --
12 Indigenous Chinese Healing: Theories and Methods --
13 Indigenous Chinese Healing: A Criteria-based Meta-analysis of Outcomes Research --
14 Psychoanalysis and Buddhism --
15 Japanese Forms of Psychotherapy: Naikan Therapy and Morita Tnerapy --
16 Indian Conceptions of Mental Health, Healing, and the Individual --
V Psychotherapy and Healing in Africa and the Arab World --
17 Western Psychotherapy and the Yoruba: Problems of Insight and Nondirective Techniques --
18 Healing the Wounds Following Protracted Conflict in Angola: A Community-Based Approach to Assisting War-affected Children --
19 Native Healing in Arab-Islamic Societies --
VI Outlook --
20 From Speculation Through Description Toward Investigation: A Prospective Glimpse at Cultural Research in Psychotherapy. Appendix Culture, Therapy, and Healing: A Selective Bibliography --
Author Index --
Subject Index.


This work offers an overview of the ways in which cultural variables interact with psychosocial and biological ones to affect the course and outcome of treatment. It considers issues in the context  Read more...


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