Problem-Posing Research and Mental Health Care in a Transcultural Setting
Many problems confronted by the transcultural psychiatrist are only marginally psychiatric in nature. I am thinking in particular of the problems of alcoholism and inhalant abuse often endemic in Australian Aboriginal, Amerindian and Inuit (or Eskimo) communities, and of their frequent accompaniments of aggressive and antisocial behavior and of states of relative helplessness and hopelessness.
KeywordsMental Health Care Inhalant Abuse Transcultural Psychiatry Australian Aboriginal Community Multidisciplinary Research Project
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