Cultural Conceptions of Mental Health and Therapy

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ISBN: 978-90-277-1757-3 (Print) 978-94-010-9220-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Cultural Conceptions of the Person and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-38

      Introduction: Cultural Conceptions in Mental Health Research and Practice

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      Pages 39-68

      Culture and Psychiatric Illness: Biomedical and Ethnomedical Aspects

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      Pages 69-95

      The Ethnographic Study of Cultural Knowledge of “Mental Disorder”

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      Pages 97-137

      Does the Concept of the Person Vary Cross-Culturally?

  3. Cultural Conceptions of Mental Disorder

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-166

      Toward a Meaning-Centered Analysis of Popular Illness Categories: “Fright Illness” and “Heart Distress” in Iran

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      Pages 167-192

      Cultural Definitions, Behavior and the Person in American Psychiatry

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      Pages 193-213

      Samoan Folk Knowledge of Mental Disorders

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      Pages 215-233

      Popular Conceptions of Mental Health in Japan

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      Pages 235-248

      Science and Psychological Medicine in the Ayurvedic Tradition

  4. Cultural Conceptions of Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 249-249

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      Pages 251-267

      The Unbounded Self: Balinese Therapy in Theory and Practice

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      Pages 269-283

      Self-Reconstruction in Japanese Religious Psychotherapy

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      Pages 285-301

      Psychotherapy and Emotion in Traditional Chinese Medicine

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      Pages 303-315

      Shaman-Client Interchange in Okinawa: Performative Stages in Shamanic Therapy

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      Pages 317-329

      Sunao: A Central Value in Japanese Psychotherapy

  5. Issues and Directions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 331-331

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      Pages 333-358

      The Intercultural Context of Counseling and Therapy

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      Pages 359-388

      Culture and Mental Health: An Overview

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 389-414