Book: Rethinking Psychiatry

Book Title:

Rethinking Psychiatry: From Cultural Category to Personal Experience.

Author(s): Arthur Kleinman, MD.

Year: 2008.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Free Press.

Type(s): Paperback and EPUB.

Synopsis:

In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care.

Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology and culture.

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