Brain, Culture & Development

Brain, Culture & Development

Subject: Psychology, Medicine
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Other Details

ISBN 9781403909251
Binding Hard cover
Imprints Macmillan Publishers India
Edition 1
Language English

About the Book

This book highlights the importance of integrating biological and socio-cultural themes to understand child development.

It emphasises the need for incorporating new knowledge and innovations into the traditional practices of child and adolescent psychiatry. An ideal book for practising psychiatrists.

About Author

J Gerald Young - Research Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York.

Pierre Ferrari - Doctor of medicine, Professeur de Psychiatrie de l’enfant et de, l’adolescent a l’université Paris XI.

Savita Malhotra -

Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Samuel Tyano - Professor of Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry, ‘Geha’ Mental Health Centre, Sackler Medical School, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Ernesto Caffo - Professor of Child Psychiatry, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy. President, il Telefono Azzuro, Milan, Italy.

Table of Contents

  • Conceptual Foundations: Children and Culture
  • Cultural Influences on the Developing of Children
  • Cross-Cultural Contrasts: Epidemiology, Vulnerability, and Stress
  • Integrating Cultural Perspectives into Clinical and Social Policy Planning
  • Contributors