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Aliens and Alienists: Ethnic Minorities and Psychiatry by Maurice Lipsedge,Roland Littlewood

By Maurice Lipsedge,Roland Littlewood

during this vintage textual content the authors research the hyperlinks among racism, mental unwell health and wellbeing and insufficient therapy of ethnic minorities. via a chain of case reviews they discuss:
* the mental legacy of colonialism and slavery
* the racist bias in psychiatric and mental theory
* diagnostic bias
* the function of faith in psychological health and wellbeing or illness
* the worth of anthropological and pschoanalytic insights.
The concluding bankruptcy during this version experiences the improvement of 'transcultural psychiatry' and summarises alterations in management of the psychological healthiness Act.

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