The Resource Culture and PTSD : trauma in global and historical perspective, edited by Devon E. Hinton and Byron J. Good

Culture and PTSD : trauma in global and historical perspective, edited by Devon E. Hinton and Byron J. Good

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Culture and PTSD : trauma in global and historical perspective
Title
Culture and PTSD
Title remainder
trauma in global and historical perspective
Statement of responsibility
edited by Devon E. Hinton and Byron J. Good
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Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the 1970s, understanding of the effects of trauma, including flashbacks and withdrawal, has become widespread in the United States. As a result Americans can now claim that the phrase posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is familiar even if the American Psychiatric Association's criteria for diagnosis are not. As embedded as these ideas now are in the American mindset, however, they are more widely applicable, this volume attempts to show, than is generally recognized. The essays in Culture and PTSD trace how trauma and its effects vary across historical and cultural contexts. Culture and PTSD examines the applicability of PTSD to other cultural contexts and details local responses to trauma and the extent they vary from PTSD as defined in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. Investigating responses in Peru, Indonesia, Haiti, and Native American communities as well as among combat veterans, domestic abuse victims, and adolescents, contributors attempt to address whether PTSD symptoms are present and, if so, whether they are a salient part of local responses to trauma. Moreover, the authors explore other important aspects of the local presentation and experience of trauma-related disorder, whether the Western concept of PTSD is known to lay members of society, and how the introduction of PTSD shapes local understandings and the course of trauma-related disorders. By attempting to determine whether treatments developed for those suffering PTSD in American and European contexts are effective in global settings of violence or disaster, Culture and PTSD questions the efficacy of international responses that focus on trauma. -- Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
PU/DLC
Dewey number
616.85/210089
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC552.P67
LC item number
C85 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 A-699
  • WM 172.5
Series statement
The ethnography of political violence
Label
Culture and PTSD : trauma in global and historical perspective, edited by Devon E. Hinton and Byron J. Good
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The culturally sensitive assessment of trauma : eleven analytic perspectives, a typology of errors, and the multiplex models of distress generation / Devon E. Hinton and Byron J. Good -- Is PTSD a transhistoric phenomenon? / Richard J. Mcnally -- What is "PTSD"? The heterogeneity thesis / Allan Young and Naomi Breslau -- From shell shock to PTSD and traumatic brain injury : a historical perspective on responses to combat trauma / James K. Boehnlein and Devon E. Hinton -- Trauma in the lifeworlds of adolescents : hard luck and trouble in the land of enchantment / Janis H. Jenkins and Bridget M. Haas -- Gendered trauma and its effects : domestic violence and PTSD in Oaxaca / Whitney Duncan -- Exploring pathways of distress and mental disorders : the case of the highland Quechua populations in the Peruvian Andes / Duncan Pedersen and Hanna Kienzler -- Latinas' and Latinos' risk for PTSD after trauma exposure : a review of sociocultural explanations / Carmela Alcántara and Roberto Lewis-Fernández -- Karma to chromosomes : studying the biology of PTSD in a world of culture / Brandon A. Kohrt, Carol M. Worthman, and Nawaraj Upadhaya -- Square pegs and round holes : understanding historical trauma in two Native American communities / Tom Ball and Theresa D. O'Nell -- Culture, trauma, and the social life of PTSD in Haiti / Erica James -- Is PTSD a "good enough" concept for postconflict mental health care? Reflections on work in Aceh, Indonesia / Byron J. Good, Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good, and Jesse H. Grayman
Control code
ocn907161438
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 428 pages
Isbn
9780812247145
Lccn
2015014672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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u235299
System control number
(OCoLC)907161438

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