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Mental Health Diary
The 8th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders 08/04/2014
May 5 to June 27, 2014, McGill University, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montréal (Quebec)
This seminar reviews recent theory and research on the interaction of culture and psychiatric disorders. Topics include: history of cultural psychiatry; cross-national epidemiological and ethnographic research on major and minor psychiatric disorders; culture-bound syndromes and idioms of distress; culture, emotion and social interaction; ritual and symbolic healing; mental health of indigenous peoples; mental health of immigrants and refugees; psychiatric theory and practice as cultural constructions; methods of cross-cultural research; globalization and the future of cultural psychiatry.