• Publications
  • Influence
Patients And Healers In The Context Of Culture
  • A. Kleinman
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 February 1981
TLDR
This book discusses the construction of Illness Experience and Behavior in Chinese Culture in the context of Health Care Systems, Culture, Health Care systems, and Clinical Reality and its consequences.
Grand challenges in global mental health
A consortium of researchers, advocates and clinicians announces here research priorities for improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world, and calls for urgent action and
Culture, Illness, and Care: Clinical Lessons from Anthropologic and Cross-Cultural Research
TLDR
A limited set of concepts derived from anthropologic and cross-cultural research may provide an alternative framework for identifying issues that require resolution, including a fundamental distinction between disease and illness and the notion of the cultural construction of clinical reality.
Anthropology in the Clinic: The Problem of Cultural Competency and How to Fix It
TLDR
A failure of outcome research to take culture seriously enough to routinely assess the cost-effectiveness of culturally informed therapeutic practices, not a lack of effort to introduce ulturally informed strategies into clinical settings is to be blamed.
Poverty and common mental disorders in developing countries.
A review of English-language journals published since 1990 and three global mental health reports identified 11 community studies on the association between poverty and common mental disorders in six
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