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From Categories to Contexts: A Decade of the ‘New Cross-Cultural Psychiatry’

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Roland Littlewood*
Affiliation:
University College London, London WC1E 6BT

Abstract

Over the last ten years a new approach to psychiatric knowledge has developed under the influence of social anthropology. Its origins, assumptions, methods, achievements, and limitations are reviewed.

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Copyright © Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1990 

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