Table of Contents

Contents; List of Information Boxes; Preface; Acknowledgements; The Authors; Issues and Dilemmas in Diagnosis Across Cultures; Cultural Values, the Sense of Self and Psychiatric Assessment; Expression and Communication of Distress Across Cultures; Issues in Translating Mental Health Terms Across Cultures; Explanatory Models of Illness; Crosscultural Beliefs about Illness; Negotiating Explanatory Models; Conclusion; References; Index. Provides a framework for mental health professionals and students to obtain an in-depth understanding of a client whose cultural background is different to their own.