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  1. Routledge Handbook of Psychiatry in Asia

    Edited by Dinesh Bhugra, Samson Tse, Roger Ng, Nori Takei

    Geographically and demographically Asia is a huge region with a large number of societies and cultures, each affected by their own unique problems including over-population, major natural disasters, poverty and changing social and economic factors. Inevitably this means that different mental health...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mad Tales from Bollywood

    Portrayal of Mental Illness in Conventional Hindi Cinema

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    Series: Maudsley Series

    This is the first book to investigate how mental illness is portrayed in Hindi cinema. It examines attitudes towards mental illness in Indian culture, how they are reflected in Hindi films, and how culture has influenced the portrayal of the psychoses. Dinesh Bhugra guides the reader through...

    Published July 20th 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. Culture and Self-Harm

    Attempted Suicide in South Asians in London

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    Series: Maudsley Series

    Attempted suicide is a matter of serious public health concern. Culture and Self-Harm considers the factors that may contribute to this increased rate of self-harm and suicide among south Asians in London, which cannot be blamed on migration alone. Cultural pressures that dictate the way stress is...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Psychology Press

  4. Psychiatry and Religion

    Context, Consensus and Controversies

    Edited by Dinesh Bhugra

    The argument of this book is that the divide between psychiatry and religion is an artificial one and that there is much room for understanding the same phenomena from different perspectives. In it thirteen senior mental health professionals and pastoral workers come together to explore what their...

    Published April 17th 1997 by Routledge

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