Colonialism and Psychiatry
Dinesh Bhugra, Roland Littlewood
Oxford University Press, 2001 - Medical - 264 pages
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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