PSYT 711 Cultural Psychiatry (3 credits)

Offered by: Psychiatry (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Psychiatry : Topics covered: cross-national epidemiological and ethnographic research of major and minor psychiatric disorders; culture-bound syndromes and idioms of distress; culture, emotion and social interaction; psychological and symbolic healing; mental health of immigrants and refugees; psychiatric theory and practice as cultural constructions; methods of cross-cultural research.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: Knowledge of psychiatry and anthropology