Assessment and treatment across cultures

(conference proceedings from the Mental Health Training Conference held on Friday 23rd January-Sunday 25th January 1987).
  • 89 Pages
  • 0.99 MB
  • English
(Intercultural Therapy Centre) , (London)
Psychiatry, Transcult
ContributionsNafsiyat (Organisation)
LC ClassificationsRC455.4.E8
The Physical Object
Pagination89 leaves,(4)leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21749797M
ISBN 101871958008

About this book The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, 2 volume set, provides a comprehensive reference on the phenomenology, epidemiology, assessment, and treatment of OCD and OCD-related conditions throughout the lifespan and across cultures.

Provides the most complete and up-to-date information on the highly. Offering a primary focus on North American cultural and ethnic diversity while addressing global questions and issues, Counseling Across Cultures, Seventh Edition, edited by Paul B.

Pederson, Walter J. Lonner, Juris G. Draguns, Joseph E. Trimble, and María R. Scharrón-del Río, draws on the expertise of 48 invited contributors to examine the cultural context of accurate assessment and appropriate.

She is the author of Connecting Across Cultures: The Helper's Toolkit and Creating Well-Being: Four Steps to a Happier, Healthier Life; coeditor of the book Culturally Responsive Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy: Assessment, Practice, and Supervision; and coauthor of the forthcoming book (with vidoe series) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques ISBN:   This cultural awareness is also vital both for delivery of care and public health in a multi-cultural society as well as at the individual clinician–patient interaction level.

Assessment The health service in the UK, as in many other countries, provides service to people from a wide range of cultures, and is an organization that itself Cited by: 2.

"The stated goal of Voices of Trauma: Treating Psychological Trauma Across Cultures is noble – just what is needed by our battered and wounded world. The book makes available knowledge in the field of trauma so as to aid in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients from different cultural.

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Notman et al. () and Myers () concisely reviewed the impact of both female and male gender identity or development across. The Updated Key Resource for the Accurate Assessment, Treatment, and Diagnosis of Mental Disorders.

Thoroughly revised, the second edition of Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders Across the Lifespan offers an essential reference covering etiology, clinical presentation, intake and interviewing, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of DSM-5 disorders that occur in Reviews: Using past and present examples from all regions of the world, in the first book, Lancy reveals alternate cultural notions of children who can be treated by parents and care-givers as innocent beings, annoying inconveniences, or commoditized possessions.

Culturally Sensitive Career Assessment: A Quandary.

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ERIC Digest No. The concept of culture looms large in the world these days. Although the term can be Assessment and treatment across cultures book to define (Triandis), the essence of culture is a reminder to institutions and individuals that there are other "tribes" in the world.

Cultural competence is defined as a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals and enable that system, agency, or those professionals to work effectively in cross–cultural situations (King, ). The cultural distinctions in whether, when and how people engage in suicidal behavior.

Psychologists are exploring the risks and protective factors of different groups to inform more culturally attuned prevention and treatment.

By Rebecca A. Clay. JuneNo. Print version: page Culture also affects how patients show symptoms of mental illness and help-seeking behaviors. For providers, cultural factors may impact how they diagnose or treat consumers. EBPs aren’t always effective across cultural groups. While EBPs meet rigorous criteria, they aren’t always designed for a variety of cultural groups or tested among.

The present work examines beliefs associated with racial bias in pain management, a critical health care domain with well-documented racial disparities. Specifically, this work reveals that a substantial number of white laypeople and medical students and residents hold false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites and demonstrates that these beliefs predict racial.

The landscape of the population in the United States is diversifying, as are the individuals who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder now affects one of out every 68 children. Although the diagnostic criteria do not differ, there are differences in time of diagnosis, treatment and acceptability of the diagnosis in various cultures, which is important for.

adherence to treatment • In Asian cultures, the oldest male relative needs to make decisions • In Muslim cultures, try to obtain a female interpreter for a female patient; after a certain age, women are not allowed to serve as interpreter.

Immersion into Another CultureImmersion into Another Culture. The CCCS assesses residents' perceived cultural competence in the 3 arenas most often represented in models of cross-cultural care: (1) self-reported knowledge as reflected in preparedness to treat specific types of patients, manage specific issues and situations, or to provide certain services; (2) self assessment of skills; and (3) attitudes.

clinical trials and treatment outcome studies; and descriptions of treatment, treatment modalities, and treatment dilemmas. They consistently provide evidence that DID is a valid cross-cultural diagnosis that has validity compa-rable to or exceeding that of other accepted psychiatric diagnoses (Gleaves, May.

The initial task for the CBT therapist for these clients in multicultural settings is the assessment of the degree of acculturation, and whereabouts their cultural beliefs lie on the spectrum between the different cultures (see Figure 1). Download: Download full-size image; Figure 1.

For many clients, two or three cultural contexts coexist. Description: Offering a primary focus on North American cultural and ethnic diversity while addressing global questions and issues, Counseling Across Cultures, Seventh Edition, edited by Paul B.

Pederson, Walter J. Lonner, Juris G. Draguns, Joseph E. Trimble, and María R. Scharrón-del Río, draws on the expertise of 48 invited contributors to examine the cultural context of accurate assessment and. The NASW Press is a leading scholarly press in the social sciences.

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How do treatment methods differ across cultures. Source: CC0/Unsplash Pharmaceutically, we know that prescriptions and doses need to be altered based on various factors, including ethnicity.

Often, the culture is misguided, struggling, or ignorant of God’s grace, but not actually oppressive. In these cases, the best way to proclaim the gospel may be to cooperate with the culture and engage it with respect.

In A Paul provides a model for us in how to engage the culture. highlight cultural, racial and gender-specific risk and protective factors; 5. identify individual, social and cultural strengths and evidence of resilience that can be incorporated into the treatment-decision making; 6.

provide a means to collaboratively establish the short-term, intermediate and long. View ASSESSMENT through a Culturally-Sensitive Trauma-Informed lens. The manifestation and expression of psychological states differ depending on personal, familial, and cultural beliefs and practices.

Listen to and use the family's own terms during assessment and treatment planning. Several pain screening and assessment tools have been translated and tested for validity across cultural and linguistic groups, although questions persist about their validity, 58, 59 The Pain Numeric Rating Scale is available in at least 19 languages The Brief Pain Inventory61 and the McGill Pain Questionnaire62, 63 have been translated.

Tourette Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders. The prevalence of TS varies based on study design and location. An international prevalence of % – 1% has been reported for mainstream schoolchildren, with the disorder being 3–4 times more common in males than in females (Cavanna and Termine ).Data from the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) showed an estimated prevalence of.

of assessment purpose, the audiences most concerned with the results of each, the technical requirements that each assessment must meet, and how assessment considerations for each purpose vary across the age continuum from birth to 8 years of age.

General Principles The following general principles should guide both policies and practices for the. Culture affects the way we express our thoughts, behaviors and emotions.

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It is therefore not surprising that there are cultural differences in the way anxiety and depression is manifested and treated. One of the main differences seen across cultures is the way anxiety and depression is expressed.

Providing Therapy Across Different Cultures When immigrants face depression, therapy may not be the first option they explore for relief. When they do seek counseling, they often encounter a cross.

It highlights the skills that clinicians need to undertake Culturally Adapted and Culturally Sensitive CBT and provides practical ideas and case examples that will enable therapists to feel confident in adapting models of assessment and treatment across cultures.

The emphasis of this book is on practical clinical techniques and approaches but it is firmly grounded in the research literature on this topic. On the part of the caregiver, cultural competence includes incorporating language, knowledge, skills and attitudes within systems of care that are informed by the specific reality of a client/consumer’s cultural circumstances.

Truly competent service acknowledges and incorporates cultural variables into the assessment and treatment process. 2.

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How Cultural Differences Affect Autism Diagnoses. Behaviors that are considered red flags in the U.S. and Western Europe are considered normal, even desirable, in other parts of the world.