Chinese Societies and Mental Health
The 24 essays collected in this volume present the latest research on the specifically Chinese experience of mental health. The contributors, all mental health professionals, discuss a wide range of disorders found in Chinese communities in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore andabroad.Realizing that there is diversity within Chinese culture itself, they utilize that culture as an axis from which to explore various dimensions of mental health at individual, family and community levels. Various mental health problems are examined, with particular emphasis on neuroses and otherspecific mental disorders.This book will be of interest to scholars and students of behavioural and social sciences, culture, and mental health; to clinicians and mental health workers, particularly cultural psychiatrists; and to any persons interested in the study of the Chinese.
讀者評論 - 撰寫評論
Chinese Culture Orientation and Coping
An Integrative Analysis
Cultural Tradition and Stress Management in Modern
aborigines affect alcohol abuse alcohol dependence anorexia nervosa anorexic anxiety areas associated behaviour problems Beijing beliefs biological cent Chapter Cheng child children with siblings Chinese culture Chinese families Chinese patients Chinese society clinical concept cross-cultural Cultural Revolution depression eating disorders emotional epidemic epidemiological ethnic examined experience family members female fengshui follow-up frequently Guangdong Hainan higher Hong Kong impact interaction interpersonal investigation Japanese Kleinman koro Leizhou Peninsula mainland China major male mental disorders mental health migration neurasthenia neuroses parents patterns person population preschool prevalence rates psychiatric psychological psychopathology Questionnaire relationship reported risk factors role rural sample schizophrenia scores sexual significant significantly Singapore single children sociocultural somatic stress subjects suicide suoyang survey symptoms T. Y. Lin Taipei Taiwan Taiwan aborigines therapist therapy tion traditional Chinese transsexuals Tseng urban Western yuan