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Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context

Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context
A Casebook for Mental Health Professionals

November 2000 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Diagnosis in a Multicultural Context provides mental health professionals with materials to practice the application of cross-cultural variations on standard diagnostic guidelines.

Freddy A Paniagua offers clinical case examples to illustrate the cross-cultural variations applicable in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients from four major cultural groups: African Americans, American Indians, Asians and Hispanics.

This companion volume to Paniagua's Assessing and Treating Diverse Clients (Second Edition, SAGE 1998) clarifies and expands the content of the previous book.

Overview of Demographic Findings and Cultural Variants across African Americans, American Indians, Asian, and Hispanics
Cultural Variations in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Assessment in a Cultural Context
Treatment in a Cultural Context
Applications of Cultural Variables with Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders
Applications of Cultural Variables with other Psychiatric Disorders in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Cross-Cultural Variations with Other Conditions That May Be the Focus of Clinical Attention
Practicing Clinical Cases

Freddy A. Paniagua

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ISBN: 9780761917885