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The Palgrave Handbook of Sociocultural Perspectives on Global Mental Health

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Situating Global Mental Health: Sociocultural Perspectives
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    Chapter 2 Occupying Space: Mental Health Geography and Global Directions
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    Chapter 3 Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Validity in DSM-5
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    Chapter 4 Historical Reflections on Mental Health and Illness: India, Japan, and the West
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    Chapter 5 Reflecting on the Medicalization of Distress
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    Chapter 6 Diverse Approaches to Recovery from Severe Mental Illness
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    Chapter 7 Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing
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    Chapter 8 Global Mental Health and Psychopharmacology in Precarious Ecologies: Anthropological Considerations for Engagement and Efficacy
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    Chapter 9 Commentary on ‘Mental Health Across the Globe: Conceptual Perspectives from Social Science and the Humanities’ Section
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    Chapter 10 ‘Global Mental Health Spreads Like Bush Fire in the Global South’: Efforts to Scale Up Mental Health Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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    Chapter 11 Community Mental Health Competencies: A New Vision for Global Mental Health
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    Chapter 12 Three Challenges to a Life Course Approach in Global Mental Health: Epistemic Violence, Temporality and Forced Migration
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    Chapter 13 Addressing Mental Health-related Stigma in a Global Context
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    Chapter 14 The Effects of Societal Violence in War and Post-War Contexts
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    Chapter 15 Medical Pluralism and Global Mental Health
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    Chapter 16 Mental Health Law in a Global Context
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    Chapter 17 Suicide in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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    Chapter 18 Anthropology and Global Mental Health: Depth, Breadth, and Relevance
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    Chapter 19 A Multidimensional Approach to Poverty: Implications for Global Mental Health
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    Chapter 20 Balancing the Local and the Global: Commentary on ‘Globalizing Mental Health: Challenges and New Visions’ Section
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    Chapter 21 BasicNeeds: Scaling Up Mental Health and Development
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    Chapter 22 Voices from the Field: A Cambodian-led Approach to Mental Health
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    Chapter 23 Synthesising Global and Local Knowledge for the Development of Maternal Mental Health Care: Two Cases from South Africa
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    Chapter 24 Towards School-Based Interventions for Mental Health in Nigeria
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    Chapter 25 A Family-Based Intervention for People with a Psychotic Disorder in Nicaragua
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    Chapter 26 The Distress of Makutu: Some Cultural–Clinical Considerations of Māori Witchcraft
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    Chapter 27 Engaging Indigenous People in Mental Health Services in Australia
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    Chapter 28 Language, Measurement, and Structural Violence: Global Mental Health Case Studies from Haiti and the Dominican Republic
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    Chapter 29 Taking the Psychiatrist to School: The Development of a Dream-A-World Cultural Therapy Program for Behaviorally Disturbed and Academically Underperforming Primary School Children in Jamaica
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    Chapter 30 Brain Gain in Uganda: A Case Study of Peer Working as an Adjunct to Statutory Mental Health Care in a Low-Income Country
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    Chapter 31 commit and act in Sierra Leone
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    Chapter 32 Globalisation of Pesticide Ingestion in Suicides: An Overview from a Deltaic Region of a Middle-Income Nation, India
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    Chapter 33 Mapping Difficult Terrains: The Writing of Policy on Mental Health
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    Chapter 34 Mental Health in Primary Health Care: The Karuna Trust Experience
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    Chapter 35 Iswar Sankalpa: Experience with the Homeless Persons with Mental Illness
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    Chapter 36 Commentary on ‘Case Studies of Innovative Practice and Policy’ Section
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The Palgrave Handbook of Sociocultural Perspectives on Global Mental Health
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan UK, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-39510-8
978-1-137-39509-2, 978-1-137-39510-8

Ross White, Sumeet Jain, David M.R. Orr, Ursula Read

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Singapore 1 <1%
Unknown 142 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 32 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 9%
Student > Postgraduate 12 8%
Student > Bachelor 10 7%
Other 18 13%
Unknown 36 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 33 23%
Social Sciences 28 20%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 5%
Arts and Humanities 7 5%
Other 17 12%
Unknown 38 27%