Culture Mental Health and Illness (PSY 801.3)

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PSY 801 02 January 2016


This advanced seminar examines the role of culture in understanding mental health and illness. Adopting a critical perspective, the course explores the meaning of culture, how disorders are constructed within the culture of biomedicine, how mental health and illness are configured cross-culturally, and how issues of culture are handled in research and treatment.

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