Colonialism and psychiatry

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Oxford University Press, May 31, 2001 - History - 264 pages
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This book examines the impact of colonialism on mental health in different parts of the world, including India, Australia, parts of Africa, Lithuania, Wales, and Ireland. It also illuminates the social, political, and economic factors that affect the development and delivery of mental health services in these regions.

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Dinesh Bhugra is Professor of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK.

The late Jafar Kareem BSc was a member of the British Association of Psychotherapists, a member of the London Centre for Psychotherapy, and Founder and Clinical Director of Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre.

Roland Littlewood BSc, MB, DPhil, FRCPsych, is Professor of Psychiatry and Anthropology, University College London, Joint Director of the UCL Centre for Medical Anthropology, Consultant Psychiatrist, Middlesex Hospital, and Medical Advisor, Nafsiyat.