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Culture and Mental Illness: A Client-Centered Approach

 
 
 
 
Culture and Mental Illness: A Client-Centered Approach
Author: Richard J. Castillo
ISBN 13: 9780534345587
ISBN 10: 534345581
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 1996-10-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $189.95
 
 

In our increasingly multicultural global society, it has become important for practitioners to consider social and cultural factors when looking at the causes of, and treatments for, mental illness. The American Psychiatric Association recognized the role of culture in the recent DSM-IV. But the DSM-IV leaves practitioners wondering just how they should go about assessing those cultural factors. This book picks up where the DSM-IV leaves off.