Culture-Based+Syndromes[1]

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  11/17/10 Cultural expressions in mental health Rebecca Gilbert, M.S. Culture-Based Syndromes
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 11/17/10 Culture-Based Syndromes Recurrent, locality specific patterns of aberrant  behavior or troubling experiences Widespread familiarity within a culture Little recognition outside the culture
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 11/17/10 “Frame coherent meaning for certain repetitive,  patterned, and troubling sets of experiences and  observations” – DSM-IV May or may not be linked to DSM-IV categories Typically treated with folk medicine
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 11/17/10 First Studies 1800s and early 1900s Took place in European colonies Patients in asylums Anthropological studies
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 11/17/10 Culture and Mental Illness Culture influences expressions of mental illness Pathogenic, Pathoselective, Pathoplastic, Pathoelaborating,  Pathofacilitating and Pathoreactive (Tseng, 2001) Culture and the DSM-IV TR Manifestations of distress vary widely
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Hikikomori (Japan) “One who isolates him/herself” Diagnoses:
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