Schizophrenia : cultural factors in psychiatric disorders

JILEK, Wolfgang G
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Socio-cultural factors exert influence on all psychiatric disorders. This paper describes schizophrenia from a trans-cultural psychiatric perspective. It examined cultural factors in schizophrenia psychoses, social change and psychopathology, culture-bound syndromes and 'biopsychological universalism versus cultural relativism'

26th Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health
July 2001
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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