Tooru Takahashi

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The authors analyze the role of culture and its influence on the inpatient psychiatric treatment setting through an examination of the contrasting beliefs and assumptions of the Euro-American and Arabic-Islamic traditions. Three case vignettes illustrate the form and impact of these contrasts on various aspects of the cross-cultural encounter when Arab(More)
In early 1960's, psychopharmacologist DF Klein cut out from anxiety neurosis a drug-responsive acute anxiety syndrome, later named panic disorder in the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RL Spitzer et al. 1978). Nowadays, many authors tend to consider panic disorder a clinical entity with biologically determined causes distinct from psychodynamic aetiology. The(More)
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