Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing : Spiritual Interpretations of Symptoms in Medical Practice, Paperback Book

Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing : Spiritual Interpretations of Symptoms in Medical Practice Paperback

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As human migration brings an ever more diverse range of people, cultures and beliefs into contact, Western medical systems must adapt to cater for the different approaches it encounters towards illness, the body, gender, mental health and death. Based upon training courses taught by the author to staff at hospitals, mental health professionals, and on degree courses, this complete resource provides an essential foundation for understanding the complex and manifold approaches to medicine and health around the world.

An awareness of this diversity moreover allows healthcare professionals to better engage with their patients and offer them satisfactory care and support in the future.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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  • Category: Care of the mentally ill
  • ISBN: 9781785920844

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