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The hidden dimensions of human–wildlife conflict: Health impacts, opportunity and transaction costs
Stigmatization of severe mental illness in India: Against the simple industrialization hypothesis
- S. Jadhav, R. Littlewood, A. Ryder, A. Chakraborty, Sumeet Jain, M. Barua
- SociologyIndian journal of psychiatry
- 1 July 2007
This is the first study, using an ethnographically derived stigmatization scale, to report increased stigma amongst a rural Indian population, and does not fully support the industrialization hypothesis to explain better outcome of severe mental illness in low-income nations.
The Elephant Vanishes: impact of human-elephant conflict on people's wellbeing.
Culture and Psychiatric Evaluation: Operationalizing Cultural Formulation for DSM-5
This article summarizes the literature reviews and analyses of experience with the OCF conducted by the DSM-5 Cross-Cultural Issues Subgroup (DCCIS) that informed the development of the CFI, a cultural formulation interview that operationalizes the process of data collection for the O CF.
A Cultural Critique of Community Psychiatry in India
The authors demonstrate how three influences have shaped community psychiatry in India: a cultural asymmetry between health professionals and the wider society, psychiatry's search for both professional and social legitimacy, and WHO policies that have provided the overall direction to the development of services.
Cultural experience of depression among white Britons in London
Cultural pluralism that characterises many major urban centres, especially London, underscores needs for research in cultural psychiatry to identify distinctive needs for mental health services and…
Pills that Swallow Policy: Clinical Ethnography of a Community Mental Health Program in Northern India
The biosocial journey of psychotropic pills from the centre to the periphery is traced, where its symbolic meaning transforms from an emphasis on accessibility and participation to the administration of a discrete `treatment.
Keeping Our Mouths Shut: The Fear and Racialized Self-Censorship of British Healthcare Professionals in PREVENT Training
It is argued that counter-terrorism within healthcare settings may reveal racist structures which disproportionality impact British Muslims, and raises questions regarding freedom of conscience.
The Cultural Origins Western Depression
- S. Jadhav
- PsychologyThe International journal of social psychiatry
- 1 December 1996
Focusing on the British cultural vocabulary of guilt, fatigue, energy, stress and depression; this paper argues that such vocabularies have their own unique histories and meanings; deeply embedded,…
The Re-covering Self: a critique of the recovery-based approach in India's mental health care
It is argued that mental health professionals in this region are at the crossroads of a familiar past: either to uncritically import and apply a Euro-American 'recovery' model or re-configure its fundamental premise such that it is embraced by the majority Indian population.