Jain, Sumeet

The Palgrave Handbook of Sociocultural Perspectives on Global Mental Health

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Table of contents

1. Situating Global Mental Health: Sociocultural Perspectives
Ross G. White, David M. R. Orr, Ursula M. Read, Sumeet Jain

Part I. Mental Health Across the Globe: Conceptual Perspectives from Social Science and the Humanities

2. Occupying Space: Mental Health Geography and Global Directions
Cheryl McGeachan, Chris Philo

3. Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Validity in DSM-5
Tim Thornton

4. Historical Reflections on Mental Health and Illness: India, Japan, and the West
Christopher Harding

5. Reflecting on the Medicalization of Distress
Gavin Miller

6. Diverse Approaches to Recovery from Severe Mental Illness
Heather M. Aldersey, Ademola B. Adeponle, Robert Whitley

7. Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing
Sarah C. White, Carola Eyber

8. Global Mental Health and Psychopharmacology in Precarious Ecologies: Anthropological Considerations for Engagement and Efficacy
Janis H. Jenkins, Ellen Kozelka

9. Commentary on ‘Mental Health Across the Globe: Conceptual Perspectives from Social Science and the Humanities’ Section
Duncan Pedersen

Part II. Globalising Mental Health: Challenges and New Visions

10. ‘Global Mental Health Spreads Like Bush Fire in the Global South’: Efforts to Scale Up Mental Health Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
China Mills, Ross G. White

11. Community Mental Health Competencies: A New Vision for Global Mental Health
Rochelle Burgess, Kaaren Mathias

12. Three Challenges to a Life Course Approach in Global Mental Health: Epistemic Violence, Temporality and Forced Migration
Charles Watters

13. Addressing Mental Health-related Stigma in a Global Context
Ross G. White, Padmavati Ramachandran, Shuba Kumar

14. The Effects of Societal Violence in War and Post-War Contexts
Hanna Kienzler, Peter Locke

15. Medical Pluralism and Global Mental Health
David M. R. Orr, Serena Bindi

16. Mental Health Law in a Global Context
Jill Stavert

17. Suicide in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Baffour Boaten Boahen-Boaten, Ross G. White, Rory. C. O’Connor

18. Anthropology and Global Mental Health: Depth, Breadth, and Relevance
Catherine Panter-Brick, Mark Eggerman

19. A Multidimensional Approach to Poverty: Implications for Global Mental Health
Jean-Francois Trani, Parul Bakhshi

20. Balancing the Local and the Global: Commentary on ‘Globalizing Mental Health: Challenges and New Visions’ Section
Crick Lund

Part III. Case Studies of Innovative Practice and Policy

BasicNeeds: Scaling Up Mental Health and Development
Chris Underhill, Shoba Raja, Sebastian Farquhar

22. Voices from the Field: A Cambodian-led Approach to Mental Health
Lucy Gamble

23. Synthesising Global and Local Knowledge for the Development of Maternal Mental Health Care: Two Cases from South Africa
Sara Cooper, Simone Honikman, Ingrid Meintjes, Mark Tomlinson

24. Towards School-Based Interventions for Mental Health in Nigeria
Bolanle Ola, Olayinka Atilola

25. A Family-Based Intervention for People with a Psychotic Disorder in Nicaragua
Rimke Geest

26. The Distress of Makutu: Some Cultural–Clinical Considerations of Māori Witchcraft
Ingo Lambrecht

27. Engaging Indigenous People in Mental Health Services in Australia
Timothy A. Carey, Dennis R. McDermott

28. Language, Measurement, and Structural Violence: Global Mental Health Case Studies from Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Hunter M. Keys, Bonnie N. Kaiser

29. Taking the Psychiatrist to School: The Development of a Dream-A-World Cultural Therapy Program for Behaviorally Disturbed and Academically Underperforming Primary School Children in Jamaica
Frederick W. Hickling

30. Brain Gain in Uganda: A Case Study of Peer Working as an Adjunct to Statutory Mental Health Care in a Low-Income Country
Cerdic Hall, David Baillie, David Basangwa, Joseph Atukunda

commit and act in Sierra Leone
Corinna Stewart, Beate Ebert, Hannah Bockarie

32. Globalisation of Pesticide Ingestion in Suicides: An Overview from a Deltaic Region of a Middle-Income Nation, India
Sohini Banerjee, Arabinda N. Chowdhury

33. Mapping Difficult Terrains: The Writing of Policy on Mental Health
Alok Sarin, Sanjeev Jain

34. Mental Health in Primary Health Care: The Karuna Trust Experience
N. S. Prashanth, V. S. Sridharan, Tanya Seshadri, H. Sudarshan, K. V. Kishore Kumar, R. Srinivasa Murthy

35. Iswar Sankalpa: Experience with the Homeless Persons with Mental Illness
Debashis Chatterjee, Sarbani Das Roy

36. Commentary on ‘Case Studies of Innovative Practice and Policy’ Section
Rachel Tribe

Keywords: Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Development Studies, Public Health, Psychiatry, Medicine/Public Health, general, Psychopharmacology

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