ethnopsychiatry

(from the article `cultural anthropology`) ...to psychology new bases on which to reflect on concepts of personality and the formation of personality. It has permitted psychology to develop a ... Ethnopsychiatry examines not only other cultures` understandings of mental illness or abnormal states but also methods of treatment other than...
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ethnopsychiatry

ethnopsychiatry The study of the effects of culture on psychiatric disorders and their manifestations. Also called comparative psychiatry and cross-cultural psychiatry.
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