Mar 24, 2018  
Graduate Record 2013-2014 
Graduate Record 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ANTH 5360 - World Mental Health

This course will examine mental health issues from the perspectives of biomedicine and anthropology, emphasizing local traditions of illness and healing as well as evidence from epidemiology and neurobiology. Included topics will be psychosis, depression, PTSD, Culture Bound Syndromes, and suicide. We will also examine the role of pharmaceutical companies in the spread of western based mental health care and culturally sensitive treatment.

Credits: 3