ERIC Number: EJ855180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
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Cross-Cultural Psychiatry in the Field: Collaborating with Anthropology
Folmar, Steven; Palmes, Guy K.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n9 p873 Sep 2009
Psychiatric and anthropological collaborations have produced robust literatures on varied topics but there are challenges in the working relation between these two fields. A research into how cultures deal with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders in Afghanistan is discussed to highlight the challenges in the working relations between psychiatrists and anthropologists.
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Psychiatry, Foreign Countries, Anthropology, Cooperation, Cultural Differences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Afghanistan