Elements of Culture and Mental Health: Critical Questions for Clinicians

Elements of Culture and Mental Health: Critical Questions for Clinicians

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Kamaldeep Bhui
  • Publish Date: 2013-01-15


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-Each chapter provides an incisive account of a question, the problems and potential solutions.

Issues include:

-Can CBT and psychotherapy work through an interpreter?

-The role of culture and difference in evaluation, assessment and diagnosis.

-Necessary and sufficient competencies for intercultural work.

-How to overcome intercultural barriers in the therapeutic relationship.

-Encourages the reader to think through the issues in relation to their day-to-day clinical practice.

-Also contains practical advice.

-Includes lists of further resources.

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