Sociocultural Issues in Psychiatry: A Casebook and Curriculum-Original PDF

Sociocultural Issues in Psychiatry: A Casebook and Curriculum-Original PDF

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By Nhi-Ha T. Trinh(Editor), Justin A. Chen(Editor)

Size : 17.48 MB

As the demographics shift within the US population, the importance of culture on mental health diagnosis and treatment has become critical for education and clinical training in psychiatry. While it’s impossible to gain an in-depth understanding of every culture, clinicians need to have the skills and knowledge required to provide culturally respectful care for an increasingly diverse clinical population. By explaining fundamental concepts in cultural psychiatry using a case-based format, clinicians and educators in the mental health fields will be able to reduce cultural clashes and unproductive clinical encounters. Although similar books have focused on providing guidelines for working with discrete populations (e.g., African Americans, Asian Americans, LGBTQ), the purpose of Sociocultural Issues in Psychiatry is to enhance clinicians’ knowledge and skills by translating theory into practice across diverse patient populations and clinical contexts. Mental health clinicians at all levels, trainees, or practitioners, will benefit from the content and education provided in this book.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (March 19, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0190849983
  • ISBN-13: 978-0190849986