Asian American Mental Health : Assessment Theories and Methods (International and Cultural Psychology)


Asian American Mental Health : Assessment Theories and Methods (International and Cultural Psychology)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 360 p.
  • 言語 ENG
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Full Description

Asian American Mental Health is a state-of-the-art compendium of the conceptual issues, empirical literature, methodological approaches, and practice guidelines for conducting culturally informed assessments of Asian Americans, and for assessing provider cultural competency within individuals and systems. It is the first of its kind on Asian Americans. This volume draws upon the expertise of many of the leading experts in Asian American and multicultural mental health to provide a much needed resource for students and professionals in a wide range of disciplines including clinical psychology, medical anthropology, psychiatry, cross-cultural psychology, multicultural counseling, ethnic minority psychology, sociology, social work, counselor education, counseling psychology, and more.

Table of Contents

  Introduction                                     1  (8)
Karen S. Kurasaki
Sumie Okazaki
Section I: Cultural Relevance of Diagnostic
Categories: A Conceptual Discussion
Understanding the Rates and Distribution of 9 (20)
Mental Disorders
Doris F. Chang
Examining the Usefulness of DSM-IV 29 (18)
Richard H. Dana
Toward a New Paradigm: A Cultural Systems 47 (20)
Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
Rita Chi-Ying Chung
Challenging the Myth of a Culture Free 67 (10)
Nosological System
Keh-Ming Lin
Margaret Lin
Section II: Theories of Relevant Sociocultural
Assessing Acculturation and Cultural Variables 77 (18)
Gargi Roysircar
Michael Lynch Maestas
Models of Cultural Orientation: Differences 95 (12)
Between American-born and Overseas-born Asians
Jeanne L. Tsai
Yulia Chentsova-Dutton
Cultural Variations in Self-Construal as a 107(16)
Mediator of Distress and Well-being
Sumie Okazaki
The Use of Culturally-Based Variables in 123(18)
Assessment: Studies on Loss of Face
Nolan Zane
May Yeh
Section III: Issues of Psychometric Equivalence
Across Cultures
Universal and Indigenous Dimensions of 141(18)
Chinese Personality
Fanny M. Cheung
Interpreting Cultural Variations in Cognitive 159(14)
Lisa A. Suzuki
Tamiko Mogami
Ellen S. Kim
The Conception of Depression in Chinese 173(12)
Yu-Wen Ying
Assessing Asian and Asian American Parenting: 185(20)
A Review of the Literature
Su Yeong Kim
Vivian Y. Wong
Section IV: Culturally Informed Assessment,
Research, and Practice
Assessing Psychiatric Prevalence Rates Among 205(14)
Asian Americans
Karen S. Kurasaki
Alan K. Koike
The Place of Ethnographic Understanding in 219(14)
the Assessment of Asian American Mental Health
Edwina S. Uehara
Nancy Farwell
Greg Yamashiro
Michael Smukler
The Clinical Assessment of Asian American 233(18)
May Yeh
Joyce Wu Yeh
Examining the Role of Culture in Educational 251(14)
Jonathan Sandoval
A Cultural Accommodation Approach to Career 265(18)
Assessment with Asian Americans
Frederick T. L. Leong
Mei Tang
Theory and Method of Multicultural Counseling 283(18)
Competency Assessment
Richard M. Lee
Adam J. Darnell
Assessment of Cultural Competence in Mental 301(16)
Health Systems of Care for Asian Americans
Jean Lau Chin
Section V: Conclusions
Advances in the Scientific Study of Asian 317(6)
Stanley Sue
Subject Index 323(8)
Author Index 331