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Mental health, race and culture

Suman Fernando

Mental health, race and culture

by Suman Fernando

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Published by Macmillan in association with MIND in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry, Transcultural.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p214-235.- Includes index.

    StatementSuman J.M. Fernando.
    SeriesIssues in mental health
    ContributionsMIND.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.E8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,243p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16255721M
    ISBN 100333474759

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      As colleges and universities across the country report an explosion of mental health problems, a new book argues that college life may be more stressful than ever. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author. Suman Fernando is the author of Mental Health Worldwide ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Mental Health, Race, and Culture ( a /5.

    This book critiques our reliance on Eurocentric knowledge in the education and training of psychology and psychiatry. Chapters explore the diversity of ‘constructions of the self’ in non-Western cultures, examining traditional psychologies from Africa, Asia, Australasia, and Pre-Columbian America. Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, your concerns or experiences and how you understand and cope with these conditions may be different. Although anyone can develop a mental health problem, African.


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Mental health, race and culture by Suman Fernando Download PDF EPUB FB2

This powerful text offers a unique analysis of the impact of race and culture on contemporary issues in mental health. Drawing on extensive international experience, Fernando challenges the traditional ideas that inform practice in clinical psychology and psychiatry in order to promote new and alternative ways of thinking.4/4(2).

This powerful text offers a unique analysis of the impact of race and culture on contemporary issues in mental health. Drawing on extensive international experience, Fernando challenges the traditional ideas that inform practice in clinical psychology and psychiatry in order to promote new and alternative ways of thinking.

Covering both theoretical perspectives and. Updated and expanded to have universal appeal, this book is an illuminating account of 'race', psychiatry, mental health and mental disorder seen cross-culturally and internationally From the Back Cover.

This powerful text offers a unique analysis of the impact of race and culture on contemporary issues in mental health.5/5(3). In his book Mental health, race and culture (Palgrave, ) psychiatrist Suman Fernando makes a plea for mental health practitioners to recognise the underlying humanity of all people who are distressed, but at the same time to also take into account the impact of race and culture when assessing and treating the people who use their services.

This powerful text offers a unique analysis of the impact of race and culture on contemporary issues in mental health. Drawing on extensive international experience, Fernando, considered one of the foremost commentators in the field, challenges the traditional ideas that inform practice in clinical psychology and psychiatry in order to promote new and alternative ways of thinking.

To better understand what happens inside the clinical setting, this chapter looks outside. It reveals the diverse effects of culture and society on mental health, mental illness, and mental health services.

This understanding is key to developing mental health services that are more responsive to the cultural and social contexts of racial and ethnic minorities. Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity: A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.

Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); Aug. Show details. The report, Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity, is a supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, released in "Disparities exist in access, utilization and quality of mental health services for racial and ethnic minorities," said U.S.

Surgeon General David M. Satcher, MD, PhD, presenting the report to a packed Author: Daw, Jennifer. Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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Content created by Office of the Surgeon General. —Helen A. Neville, Ph.D., professor, department of educational psychology and African American studies, past-president society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (APA, Division 45),Race-Advocacy-Civic Engagement (RACE) Lab "A readable and accessible book about Black mental health grounded in the Black experience.

Satcher, David Department of Health and Human Services () Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity—A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, by:   This new edition of Mental Health in a Multi-Ethnic Society is an authoritative, comprehensive guide on issues around race, culture and mental health service provision.

It has been updated to reflect the changes in the UK over the last ten years and features entirely new chapters by over twenty authors, expanding the range of topics by including issues of Cited by:   Mental health and race – the blight of dual discrimination Black and minority ethnic people living with mental illness face a double dose of prejudice, says a.

Mental health culture, race, and ethnicity: a supplement to Mental health, a report of the Surgeon General: executive summary (SuDoc HE M 52/2/SUPP./) [U.S.

Dept of Health and Human Services] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mental health culture, race, and ethnicity: a supplement Author: U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services. Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health Hári Sewell Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Londonpages, £ (PB) ISBN In this book, race, ethnicity, culture and racism are central concerns.

The first two chapters define the terms and outline their importance to mental health in a scholarly manner. Using inpatient mental health services in the past year was more common among black adults (%) than white adults (%).

Cost of services / lack of insurance coverage was the most common reason for not using mental health services across all racial/ethnic groups. Believing that mental health services would not help was the least cited reason.

Mental Health, Race and Culture: Third Edition This powerful text offers a unique analysis of the impact of race and culture on contemporary issues in mental health. Drawing on extensive international experience, Fernando challenges the traditional ideas that inform practice in clinical psychology and psychiatry in order.

Race and racism both play a significant role in black people’s vulnerability to mental health distress and our reluctance to seek treatment, Kevin Washington, Ph.D., president of the Association.

Editions for Mental Health, Race, and Culture: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback. The Culture of Mental Health race and ethnicity. I would like to hear your stories, investigate your questions and engage in a highly relevant and important dialogue about an area of health.

Culture can be viewed as the values the members of a given group hold, the norms they follow and the material goods they create. It is not a single static entity but is multi-layered and may be influenced by a number of aspects including national, regional, religious, gender, class and individual issues.

1 Culture influences our understanding of health and Cited by: 4.Get this from a library! Mental health: culture, race, and ethnicity: a supplement to Mental health: a report of the Surgeon General.

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