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Cultural Clinical Psychology and PTSD

Andreas Maercker, Eva Heim, Laurence J. Kirmayer

State-of-the-art knowledge on how culture impacts on the diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress and related disorders. Leading experts show:

How culture shapes mental health and recovery
How to integrate culture and context into PTSD theory
How trauma-related distress is experienced and expressed in different cultures
How to integrate cultural dimensions in therapy

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Culture across the Curriculum: A Psychology Teacher’s Handbook

Author(s) Kenneth D. Keith (Editor)

Culture across the Curriculum provides a useful handbook for psychology teachers in the major subfields of the discipline. From introductory psychology to the foundations in such areas as social psychology, statistics, research methods, memory, cognition, personality, and development, to such specialized courses as language, sexual minorities, and peace psychology, there is something here for virtually every teacher of psychology. In addition to discussions of the rationale for inclusion of cultural context in their areas of specialization, these experienced teachers also offer advice and ideas for teaching exercises and activities to support the teaching of a psychology of all people.

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Cross-Cultural Psychology Contemporary Themes and Perspectives

Author(s) Kenneth D. Keith (Editor)

Wiley Blackwell

This book addresses key areas of psychology, placing them in cultural perspective via a comprehensive overview of current work integrating culture across the major subfields of psychological science. Chapters explore the relation of culture to psychological phenomena, starting with introductory and research foundations, and moving to clinical and social principles and applications. It covers the…

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A Cross-Cultural Life – Harry Triandis

Author(s) Autobiography of Harry C. Triandis, edited by William K. Gabrenya Jr.

2015, IACCP

Also available as an Apple iBook: http://psychology-research.org/triandis/Triandis-A_Cross-Cultural_Life-2015-v2.ibooks

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Grandparents in Cultural Context

Author(s) David W. Shwalb & Ziarat Hossain

2018, Routledge

Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on grandparenthood. Rather than technical or statistical research reports, each…

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Socio-Economic Environment and Human Psychology

Author(s) Ayse Uskul & Shigehiro Oishi

2018, Oxford

Edited by Ay≈üe K. √úsk√ºl and Shigehiro Oishi, Socio-Economic Environment and Human Psychology focuses on the social and economic conditions that impact on every aspect of an individual’s life cycle. This edited collection showcases a variety of approaches to the study of the role of the social and economic environment in human psychological processes, such…

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Romantic Love in Cultural Contexts

Author(s) Victor Karandashev

2017, Springer

This volume presents a conceptual, historical, anthropological, and sociological review of how culture affects our experience and expression of romantic love. What is romantic love and how is it different from and similar to other kinds of love? How is romantic love related to sex and marriage in human history and across contemporary cultures? What…

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The Value of Shame: Exploring a Health Resource in Cultural Contexts

Author(s) Elisabeth Vanderheiden & Claude-Helene Mayer

2017, Springer

This volume combines empirical research-based and theoretical perspectives on shame in cultural contexts and from socio-culturally different perspectives, providing new insights and a more comprehensive cultural base for contemporary research and practice in the context of shame. It examines shame from a positive psychology perspective, from the angle of defining the concept as a psychological…

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