Cultural issues in mental health

Gorman, Don and Cross, Wendy (2011) Cultural issues in mental health. In: Mental health nursing: dimensions of praxis. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 427-442. ISBN 9780195566963

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This chapter introduces you to the importance of culturally based health and well-being and to health care delivered by mental health nurses. There is a need for mental health professionals to incorporate knowledge about these beliefs and to develop the skills to work with clients from cultures other than their own if they are to care for them effectively (Gorman et al., 2003)

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © Karen-Leigh Edward, Ian Munro, Alan Robins, Anthony Welch 2011. Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2011 00:43
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2017 01:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: cultural mental health; mental health; torture survivors; indigenous; language; interpreters; CALD
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111005 Mental Health Nursing
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160803 Race and Ethnic Relations
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920209 Mental Health Services

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