For healthcare professionals only



BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 07 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:56
  1. Samena Chaudhry, BMJ Clegg scholar
    • In our increasingly multicultural society, it is important to be aware that there can be different disease patterns and symptoms in different ethnic groups. Psychiatry in Multicultural Britain (D Bhugra, R Cochrane, eds, Gaskell, £30, pp 367, ISBN 1 901242 45 5) shows us how cultural factors determine the way psychiatric symptoms are presented to clinicians. In a chapter on elderly people from ethnic minorities, for example, this book looks at the racial stereotype that “extended families take care of their own.” …

    View Full Text

    Log in

    Log in through your institution


    * For online subscription