Additional Readings

Here is a list of additional readings categorized by topics you may find in abnormal psychology text books.

  1. Culture and Psychopathology: General view
  2. Stress and Physical and Mental Health
  3. Panic, Anxiety, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  4. Mood Disorders and Suicide
  5. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
  6. Eating Disorders and Obesity
  7. Personality Disorders
  8. Substance-Related Disorders
  9. Sexual Variants, Abuse, and Dysfunctions
  10. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  11. Neurocognitive Disorders
  12. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
  13. Cultural neuroscience
  14. Racism, discrimination, and migration
  15. Research Methods
  16.  Culture-Bound Syndromes
  17. Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
  18. Therapy & Healing

 

1.Culture and Psychopathology: General view

Kirmayer, L. J., & Ryder, A. G. (2016). Culture and psychopathology. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 143-148.

2. Stress and Physical and Mental Health

Baker, B., Richter, A., & Anand, S. S. (2001). From the Heartland: Culture, Psychological Factors, and Coronary Heart Disease. In S. S. Kazarian & D. Evans (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology (pp. 141–162). San Diego: Academic Press.

Gotay, C. C., Muraoka, M., & Holup, J. (2001). Cultural Aspects of Cancer Prevention and Control.  In S. S. Kazarian & D. Evans (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology (pp. 163–193). San Diego: Academic Press.

Kazarian, S. S., & Evans, D. R. (2001). Health Psychology and Culture: Embracing the 21st Century. In S. S. Kazarian & D. Evans (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology (pp. 3–43). San Diego: Academic Press.

Korol, C. T., & Craig, K. D. (2001). Pain from the Perspectives of Health Psychology and Culture In S. S. Kazarian & D. Evans (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology (pp. 241–265). San Diego: Academic Press.

Schwartz, S. J., Montgomery, M. J., & Briones, E. (2006). The role of identity in acculturation among immigrant people: Theoretical propositions, empirical questions, and applied recommendations. Human development,49(1), 1-30.

Wise, E. A., Carmichael, S. K., Belar, C. D., Jordan, C. B., & Berlant, N. E. (2001). Women’s Health: A Cultural Perspective. In S. S. Kazarian & D. Evans (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology (pp. 445–473). San Diego: Academic Press.

3. Panic, Anxiety, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

De Jong, J. T. V. M. (2005). Deconstructing critiques on the internationalization of PTSD. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 29, 361–370.

de Silva, P. (2006). Culture and obsessive–compulsive disorder. Psychiatry,5(11), 402-404.

Hofmann, S. G., Asnaani, A., & Hinton, D. E. (2010). Cultural aspects in social anxiety and social anxiety disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 27(12), 1117-1127.

Nedeljkovic, M., Moulding, R., Foroughi, E., Kyrios, M., & Doron, G. (2012). Cultural issues in understanding and treating obsessive compulsive and spectrum disorders. In G. Steketee, Gail (Ed.) Oxford handbook of obsessive compulsive and spectrum disorders. (1-66). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

4. Mood Disorders and Suicide

Ryder, A. G., & Chentsova-Dutton, Y. E. (2012). Depression in cultural context: “Chinese somatization,” revisited. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 35(1), 15-36.

Colucci, E., & Lester, D. (Eds.). (2012). Suicide and culture: Understanding the context. Hogrefe Publishing.

Kazarian, S. S., & Persad, E. (2001). Cultural Issues in Suicidal Behavior. In S. S. Kazarian & D. Evans (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology (pp. 267–302). San Diego: Academic Press.

5. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

Lee, S., & Kleinman, A. (2007). Are somatoform disorders changing with time? The case of neurasthenia in China. Psychosomatic Medicine, 69(9), 846–849.

6. Eating Disorders and Obesity

Becker, A. E. (2007). Culture and eating disorders classification. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40(S3), S111-S116.

7. Personality Disorders

Lewis-Fernández, R., & Kleinman, A. (1994). Culture, personality, and psychopathology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 103(1), 67-71.

Paris, J. (1998). Personality disorders in sociocultural perspective. Journal of personality disorders12(4), 289-301.

8. Substance-Related Disorders

Abbott, P., & Chase, D. M. (2008). Culture and substance abuse impact of culture affects approach to treatment. Psychiatric Times25(1), 43-46.

Heath, D. B. (2001). Culture and substance abuse. Psychiatric Clinics of North America24(3), 479-496.

9. Sexual Variants, Abuse, and Dysfunctions

Bhugra, D., & Silva, P. D. (1993). Sexual dysfunction across cultures. International Review of Psychiatry5(2-3), 243-252.

10. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders 

Kalra, G., Bhugra, D., & Shah, N. (2012). Cultural aspects of schizophrenia.International Review of Psychiatry24(5), 441-449.

Kulhara, P., & Chakrabarti, S. (2001). Culture and schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America24(3), 449-464.

Myers, N. L. (2011). Update: Schizophrenia across cultures. Current Psychiatry Reports13(4), 305-311.

11. Neurocognitive Disorders

Shah, A., Dalvi, M., & Thompson, T. (2005). Behavioural and psychological signs and symptoms of dementia across cultures: current status and the future. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 20(12), 1187-1195

12. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

Causadias, J. M. (2013). A roadmap for the integration of culture into developmental psychopathology. Development and Psychopathology,25(4-2), 1375-1398.

Chen, C., & Farruggia, S. (2002). Culture and adolescent development. In W. J. Lonner, D. L. Dinnel, S. A. Hayes, & D. N. Sattler (Eds.), Online Readings in Psychology and Culture (Unit 11, Chapter 2), Center for Cross-Cultural Research, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington USA.

Weisz, J. R., Weiss, B., Suwanlert, S., & Chaiyasit, W. (2006). Culture and youth psychopathology: testing the syndromal sensitivity model in Thai and American adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 1098.

13. Racism, discrimination, and migration

Chou, T., Asnaani, A., & Hofmann, S. G. (2012). Perception of racial discrimination and psychopathology across three U.S. ethnic minority groups. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 18(1), 74-81.

Major, B., Mendes, W. B., & Dovidio, J. F. (2013). Intergroup relations and health disparities: a social psychological perspective. Health Psychology,32(5), 514.

14. Cultural neuroscience

Choudhury, S., & Kirmayer, L. J. (2009). Cultural neuroscience and psychopathology: Prospects for cultural psychiatry. Progress in brain research,178, 263-283.

15. Research methods

Bhui, K. & Bhugra, D. (2001a). Methodological rigour in cross-cultural research. British Journal of Psychiatry, 179, 269.

Bhui, K. & Bhugra, D. (2001b). Transcultural psychiatry: some social and epidemiological research issues. International Journal of the Society of Psychiatry, 47, 1–9.

De Jong, J. T. & van Ommeren, M. (2002). Toward a culture-informed epidemiology: combining qualitative and quantitative research in transcultural contexts. Transcultural Psychiatry, 39, 422–433.

16. Culture-Bound syndromes

Isaac, D. (2013). Culturebound syndromes in mental health: a discussion paper. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing20(4), 355-361.

Ventriglio, A., Ayonrinde, O., & Bhugra, D. (2015). Relevance of culturebound syndromes in the 21st century. Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences.

17. Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis

Draguns, J. G., & Tanaka-Matsumi, J. (2003). Assessment of psychopathology across and within cultures: Issues and findings. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 41, 755-776.

Kirmayer, L. J., Fung, K., Rousseau, C., Lo, H. T., Menzies, P., Guzder, J., … & McKenzie, K. (2012). Guidelines for training in cultural psychiatry. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry57(3), 1-16.

Kirmayer, L. J., Rousseau, C., Jarvis, G. E., & Guzder, J. (2003). The cultural context of clinical assessment. Psychiatry, 2nd ed. Chichester: Wiley, 19-29.

Kleinman, A., & Benson, P. (2006). Anthropology in the clinic: the problem of cultural competency and how to fix it. PLoS Med3(10), e294.

18. Therapy & Healing

Hall, G. C. N. (2001). Psychotherapy research with ethnic minorities: Empirical, ethical, and conceptual issues. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69(3), 502-510.

Kirmayer, L. J. (2007). Psychotherapy and the cultural concept of the person. Transcultural Psychiatry, 44, 232-257.

Lau, A. S., Chang, D. F., & Okazaki, S. (2010). Methodological challenges in treatment outcome research with ethnic minorities. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16, 573-580.

 


 

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