Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Written By Freddy A. Paniagua
Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 July 2013
  • ISBN : 0123978122
  • Pages : 660 pages
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Download or read book entitled Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health by author: Freddy A. Paniagua which was release on 19 July 2013 and published by Academic Press with total page 660 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health, Second Edition, discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. Intended for the mental health practitioner, the book translates research findings into information to be applied in practice. The new edition contains more than 50% new material and includes contributions from established leaders in the field as well as voices from rising stars in the area. It recognizes diversity as extending beyond race and ethnicity to reflect characteristics or experiences related to gender, age, religion, disability, and socioeconomic status. Individuals are viewed as complex and shaped by different intersections and saliencies of multiple elements of diversity. Chapters have been wholly revised and updated, and new coverage includes indigenous approaches to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and physical disorders; spirituality; the therapeutic needs of culturally diverse clients with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities; suicide among racial and ethnic groups; multicultural considerations for treatment of military personnel and multicultural curriculum and training. Foundations-overview of theory and models Specialized assessment in a multicultural context Assessing and treating four major culturally diverse groups in clinical settings Assessing and treating other culturally diverse groups in clinical settings Specific conditions/presenting problems in a cultural context Multicultural competence in clinical settings

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Freddy A. Paniagua,Ann-Marie Yamada
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : The Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health, Second Edition, discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. Intended for the mental health practitioner, the book translates research findings into information to be applied ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Jennifer Shimako Abe
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : Spirituality and culture are both recognized as important elements for providing culturally competent mental health services to ethnically and religiously diverse populations. They rarely, however, are considered together within a common conceptual framework. In this chapter, relationships between religiousness, spirituality, acculturation, and theological understandings of inculturation (e.g., how religious/...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Bill R. Arnold,Jennifer L. Smith
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : A continuing evolution in both problem recognition and systematic research addressing the need for culturally equivalent and transnational versions of tests has been noted over the past decade. While the concerns and problem areas for cultural equivalence assessment research have remained relatively constant over the years, new variations of these ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Ann-Marie Yamada,Anthony J. Marsella
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : This chapter provides an overview of the relationship between culture and psychopathology with special emphasis upon core concepts and historical forces within the study of culture and psychopathology. The chapter concludes with a discussion of future directions for inclusion of culture as essential to a full understanding of psychopathology....

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Louise Sundararajan,Girishwar Misra,Anthony J. Marsella
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : Indigenous psychology (IP) shares with critical health psychology a discontent with mainstream psychology and the endeavor to offer alternative formulations of health and illness. As an alternative to the individualistic framework of health in mainstream psychology, we propose a model of the self as a multilayered concentric system. For illustration, ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Ronald J Angel,Kristi Williams
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : The highly subjective nature of illness and the frequent ambiguity in diagnosis, management, and treatment require patients and providers to frame illness experiences in terms of meaningful concepts and vocabularies. For physicians this framing is based on the language of science; for patients it is often based on cultural beliefs, ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Andrea J. Romero,Lisa M. Edwards,Shannon Corkery
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : This chapter provides an overview of research on the mental health of Latinos in the United States with emphasis on the cultural constructs and theories with relevance for assessment and intervention with this population. A distinction is made between factors that confer advantages and those that may increase vulnerability at ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Cervando Martinez
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : This chapter describes basic principles and processes in the clinical mental health interview of a person from any cultural group. Because of the author’s own background and the characteristics of his clinical work, the emphasis of the chapter is on the Hispanic/Latino group, specifically Mexican Americans. The principles ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Martha E. Banks
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : Disability is experienced by about 20% of US citizens, and at higher rates among people of color than among those of non-Hispanic European descent. This chapter provides an overview of disability with emphasis on the definition of disability using current models, followed by the cultural and identity meaning of disability, cultural ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Gayle Y. Iwamasa,Shilpa M.P. Regan,Andrew Subica,Ann-Marie Yamada
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : This chapter provides an overview of research on acculturation and mental health in multicultural individuals. The principle frameworks of acculturation are reviewed and distinctions are drawn between the acculturation experiences of immigrants and refugees. This chapter also highlights various methodological considerations relevant to the assessment of acculturation and reviews existing ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Ann-Marie Yamada,Hazel R. Atuel,Eugenia L. Weiss
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : The goal of the first part of this chapter is to understand the uniqueness of the military as a culture. Next the chapter provides an overview of sociocultural constructs associated with military culture. The second part of the chapter presents an overview of diversity elements (e.g., gender, sexual orientation) ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Glenn C. Gamst,Christopher T.H. Liang
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : This chapter critically reviews 16 cultural competence instruments within a social justice-oriented service delivery framework, namely, the Multicultural Assessment-Intervention Process (MAIP) model. Measurement properties of dimensionality, reliability, and validity are briefly examined to further elucidate the cultural competence construct. Implications for social justice-oriented behavioral health services are discussed....

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : George K. Hong,Margaret Garcia,Marcel Soriano
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : A major challenge for mental health professionals who seek to practice effectively in contemporary US society is the increasing cultural diversity of the population. This chapter examines the competencies required for effective mental health practice with culturally and linguistically diverse clients. It also explores curriculum development and training strategies for ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : William Ming Liu,Marcus C. Alt,Ryan F. Pittsinger
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : This chapter provides an introduction to social class and classism in mental health care practice (assessment, diagnosis, and treatment), and uses the Social Class Worldview Model (SCWM) as a framework from which social class may be used to strengthen clinical practice. The authors provide counseling-relevant definitions for inequality, poverty, and ...

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health
  • Author : Sumie Okazaki,Ariane Ling
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-07-19
  • Total pages : 660
  • ISBN : 0123978122
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Summary : There have been significant advances in research on Asian American mental health within the past decade. This chapter discusses resources and strategies for conducting culturally responsive assessment and treatment with Asian Americans that highlight the theories and knowledge gained since the publication of the previous edition of this Handbook in 2000. ...