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Our Most Troubling Madness
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: T.M. Luhrmann, Jocelyn Marrow
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-27 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Schizophrenia has long puzzled researchers in the fields of psychiatric medicine and anthropology. Why is it that the rates of developing schizophrenia—long the poster child for the biomedical model of psychiatric illness—are low in some countries and higher in others? And why do migrants to Western countries find that they
To Loose the Bonds of Injustice
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Marcia A. Murphy
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-23 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

This work is the first to address the living conditions of the mentally ill from the standpoint of social justice. It is the first for religion to partner with the psychiatric field from a spiritual vantage point to improve the lives of those afflicted with medical, social, and spiritual maladies.
Psychiatric Encounters
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-30 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Psychiatric Encounters presents an intimate portrait of a public inpatient psychiatric facility in the Southeastern state of Yucatan, Mexico. The book explores the experiences of patients and psychiatrists as they navigate the challenges of public psychiatric care in Mexico. While international reports condemning conditions in Mexican psychiatric institutions abound, Psychiatric
The Flip
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Jeffrey J. Kripal
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-12 - Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press

“One of the most provocative new books of the year, and, for me, mindblowing.” —Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind “Kripal makes many sympathetic points about the present spiritual state of America. . . . [He] continues to believe that spirituality and science
Public and Community Psychiatry
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: James G. Baker, Sarah E. Baker
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Physicians who choose to serve in public-sector mental healthcare settings and physicians-in-training assigned to public-sector mental health clinics may not be fully prepared for the many roles of the public and community psychiatrist. Public and Community Psychiatry is a concise guide for the resident and early-career psychiatrist called upon to