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This exceptional book responds to the intense current interest in defining and understanding the contribution of traditional medical knowledge and the intervention techniques of traditional healers to national mental health services around the world.
  • First book on traditional healing and transcultural psychiatry
    Delineates the knowledge and clinical skills of traditional healers from diverse cultural areas around the worldContent:
    Chapter 1 Overview: Looking toward the Future of Shared Knowledge and Healing Practices (pages 1–11): Ronald Wintrob
    Chapter 2 Legitimacy and Contextual Issues in Traditional Lakota Sioux Healing (pages 13–24): Jeffrey A. Henderson
    Chapter 3 Doctor?Patient Relationship in Psychiatry: Traditional Approaches in India Versus Western Approaches (pages 25–36): Vijoy K. Varma and Nitin Gupta
    Chapter 4 South American Indigenous Knowledge of Psychotropics (pages 37–51): Sioui Maldonado Bouchard
    Chapter 5 Psychiatric Case Identification Skills of Yachactaita (Quichua Healers of the Andes) (pages 53–65): Mario Incayawar
    Chapter 6 A Western Psychiatrist among the Shuar People of Ecuador (pages 67–77): Joan Obiols?Llandrich
    Chapter 7 The Awakening of Collaboration between Quichua Healers and Psychiatrists in the Andes (pages 79–91): Lise Bouchard
    Chapter 8 Factors Associated with Use of Traditional Healers in American Indians and Alaska Natives (pages 93–106): Jeffrey A. Henderson
    Chapter 9 Re?Kindling the Fire – Healing Historical Trauma in Native American Prison Inmates (pages 107–121): L. Tyler Barlowe and Karuna R. Thompson
    Chapter 10 American Indian Healers and Psychiatrists (pages 123–134): Jay H. Shore, James H. Shore and Spero M. Manson
    Chapter 11 Mental Health in Contemporary China (pages 135–148): Xudong Zhao
    Chapter 12 Health?Seeking Behavior for Psychiatric Disorders in North India (pages 149–166): Antti Pakaslahti
    Chapter 13 Anxiety, Acceptance and Japanese Healing (pages 167–178): Fumitaka Noda
    Chapter 14 Dissatisfied Seekers: Efficacy in Traditional Healing of Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Bali (pages 179–195): Robert B. Lemelson
    Chapter 15 Islamic Religious and Traditional Healers' Contributions to Mental Health and Well?being (pages 197–205): M. Fakhr El?Islam
    Chapter 16 Bringing Together Indigenous and Western Medicine in South Africa: A University Initiative (pages 207–214): Dan L. Mkize
    Chapter 17 Globalization and Mental Health – Traditional Medicine in Pathways to Care in the United Kingdom (pages 215–228): Ajoy Thachil and Dinesh Bhugra
    Chapter 18 Psychotherapy or Religious Healing? (pages 229–236): Micol Ascoli
    Chapter 19 Maori Knowledge and Medical Science (pages 237–249): Mason Durie
    Chapter 20 Future Partnerships in Global Mental Health (pages 251–260): Mario Incayawar

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    • Year: 2009
    • Language: English
    • ISBN: 9780470516836,9780470741054

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