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Facts and meaning in psychiatry. An anthropological approach to the lifeworld of schizophrenics
  • E. Corin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Culture, medicine and psychiatry
  • 1 June 1990
Dominant research paradigms in psychiatry appear broadly unequipped for explaining the diversity of outcome in schizophrenics. The author builds on anthropological approaches to meaning constructionExpand
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Insight and Psychosis: Comparing the Perspectives of Patient, Entourage and Clinician
Background: The construct of insight in psychosis assumes congruence between patient and clinician views of the meaning of symptoms and experience. Current definitions and measures of insight do notExpand
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A theoretical and empirical analysis of context: neighbourhoods, smoking and youth.
Numerous studies are currently addressing the issue of contextual effects on health and disease outcomes. The majority of these studies fall short of providing a theoretical basis with which toExpand
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Positive withdrawal and the quest for meaning: the reconstruction of experience among schizophrenics.
Psychosocial rehabilitation often remains entrapped within a restrictive definition. It is characterized by a normative orientation, which predetermines the objectives to achieve, and by an approachExpand
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The process of recovery of people with mental illness: The perspectives of patients, family members and care providers: Part 1
BackgroundIt is a qualitative design study that examines points of divergence and convergence in the perspectives on recovery of 36 participants or 12 triads. Each triad comprising a patient, aExpand
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A Qualitative Study of Religious Practices by Chronic Mentally Ill and their Caregivers in South India
Background: Socio-cultural explanatory factors for mental health problems determine help seeking behaviors. The study aimed to understand the reasons mentally ill patients and their families in IndiaExpand
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Developing a model of recovery in mental health
BackgroundThe recovery process is characterized by the interaction of a set of individual, environmental and organizational conditions common to different people suffering with a mental healthExpand
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Psychotic symptoms and vulnerability to recurrent major depression.
The demographic characteristics and psychiatric course of primary unipolar depressed patients, either with or without psychotic features, were compared in a retrospective study. 15% (25/165) of theExpand
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The influence of culture and context on the pre- and post-migration experience of school-aged refugees from Central America and Southeast Asia in Canada.
Pre- and post-migration contexts of refugee children from Central America and Southeast Asia were compared. The results suggest that the culture of origin radically modulates the relationship betweenExpand
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