Mental Health in a Multi-ethnic Society: A Multi-disciplinary HandbookBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7031.647 (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:647
- Irwin Nazareth
Ed Suman Fernando Routledge, pounds sterling13.99, pp 235 ISBN 0 415 10547 4
The interaction of culture and mental health is complex. Early ideas that behaviour is determined wholly by one's country of origin are no longer tenable; we now regard cultural influences as dynamic processes that may change throughout a person's life span. I opened Mental Health in a Multi-ethnic Society expectantly, imagining that it would discuss the complex issues underlying transcultural mental health care. I was looking for innovation. …
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