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Author Raphael, Beverley.

Title Diversity and mental health in challenging times
Published North Parramatta, NSW : Transcultural Mental Health Centre, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.208691 Rap/Dam  AVAILABLE
Description xxvi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Series Culture and Mental Health : Current Issues in Transcultural Mental Health ; 8
Culture and mental health : current issues in transcultural mental health ; 8
Contents 1. Guide for the use of focus groups in health research / Tuong Thi Phan and Maureen H. Fitzgerald -- 2. Immigrants and mental health: an epidemiological analysis / Bob McDonald and Zachary Steel -- 3. Occupational therapy, culture and mental health / Maureen H. Fitzgerald, Ruth Beltran, Joy Pennock, Peter Williamson and Colleen Mullavey-O'Byrne -- 4. Perspectives on transcultural mental health / edited by Barbara Ferguson and Diane Barnes -- 5. Hear our voices: trauma, birthing and mental health among Cambodian women / Maureen H. Fitzgerald, Vannak Ing, Tek Heang Ya, Sim Heang Hay, Thida Young, Hong Ly Duong, Bryanne Barnett, Stephen Matthey, Derrick Silove, Penny Mitchell and Justine McNamara -- 6. Nobody wants to talk about it - refugee women's mental health / edited by Barbara Ferguson and Eileen Pittaway -- 7. Deeper dimensions - culture, youth and mental health / edited by Marie Bashir and David Bennett -- 8. Diversity and mental health in challenging times / edited by Beverley Raphael and Abd-Elmasih Malak
Summary This book "while focused on people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, is of value to all who are interested in improving mental health. It deals with the ways in which cultural variations and mental health interact in a complex and challenging world. Section I covers the mental health system and the community ... Section II focuses on people, their mental health problems, and strategies for understanding, managing and coping with such problems." - back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Subject Cultural pluralism -- Australia.
Cultural psychiatry.
Cultural psychiatry -- Australia.
Immigrants -- Mental health -- Australia.
Minority Groups.
Ethnic Groups.
Mental Health.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Cultural Diversity.
Mental Health.
Ethnic Groups -- psychology.
Author Raphael, Beverley.
Malak, Abd-Elmasih.
Transcultural Mental Health Centre (Sydney, N.S.W.)
LC no. 2002392310
ISBN 1740800044