This page offers books and weblinks to information on culture and mental health.
Culture and Mental Health Sources
You can find journal articles by going to the Renton Technical College Library database page and searching either ProQuest or CINAHL.
WHO Mental Health Atlas - the facts and figures on mental health in the world.
Books and Multimedia
Below are a sampling of Renton Technical College library books on mental health and culture:
Asian psychology. Call Number: 128 MURPHY 1968
Handbook of international psychology. Call Number: 150.9 HANDBOOK 2004i
Handbook of Psychology in India. Call Number: 150.954 HANDBOO 2011p
International perspectives on mental health. Call Number: 155.5 INTERNA 2003p
The African unconscious: Roots of ancient mysticism and modern psychology. Call Number: 155.7 BYNUM 1999.
Asian American psychology: the science of lives in context. Call Number: 155.8495073 ASIAN 2002
Caribbean Psychology: Indigenous Contributions to a Global Discipline. Call Number: 155.89729 CARIBBE 2016pp
Counseling refugees: a psychosocial approach to innovative multicultural interventions. Call Number: 158.3 BEMAK 2003
Handbook of multicultural counseling. Call Number: 158.3 HANDBO 1995m
A handbook for developing multicultural awareness. Call Number: 158.3 PEDERS 1988
Cross-cultural counseling: the Arab-Palestinian case. Call Number: 158.3089927 DWAIRY 1998
Counseling in an Eritrean context. Call Number: 158.309635 ARAYA 2001
West African psychology. Call Number: 200.19 PARRIND 1951
Medicine in the Qur'an and Sunnah. Call Number: 297.122861 ADAMU 2012
Health and Social Issues of Native American Women. Call Number: 305.48897 HEALTH 2012s
Socialization for achievement: essays on the cultural psychology of the Japanese. Call Number: 305.852 DEVOS 1975
Childhood and cosmos: the social psychology of the Black African child. Call Number: 305.896 ERNY-P 1993.
Death and bereavement across cultures. Call Number: 306.9 DEATH 2015b.
Transcultural health care: A culturally competent approach. Call Number: 362.1042 TRANSCU 2003h.
Cultural diversity in health & illness. (5th ed.)Call Number: 362.10425 SPECTOR 2000
Health related counseling with families of diverse cultures: family, health, and cultural. Call Number: 362.104256 COX-R 2003
Plural medical systems in the Horn of Africa: The legacy of 'Sheikh' Hippocrates. Call Number: 362.109677 SLIKKER 1990
A guide to global mental health practice: Seeing the unseen. Call Number: 362.19689 KATZ-C 2015
Policies and practices for mental health in Europe. Call Number: 362.2 POLICIE 2008m
Social psychiatry in India: A treatise on the mentally ill. Call Number: 362.2042 MOHAN 1973
Mental health services for minority ethnic children and adolescents. Call Number: 362.208309 MENTAL 2004h
Ethnic issues in adolescent mental health. Call Number: 362.20835 ETHNIC 1990i
Ethnic minority elderly: a task force report of the American Psychiatric Association. Call Number: 362.208693 AMERICA 1994
Medicalizing ethnicity: The construction of Latino identity in a psychiatric setting. Call Number: 362.208968 SANTIAG 2001.
Asian Americans: Personality patterns, identity, and mental health. Call Number: 362.208995 UBA-L 2003
Healing traditions: The mental health of aboriginal people in Canada. Call Number: 362.208997 HEALING 2009t
Mental health policy and practice across Europe. Call Number: 362.2094 MENTAL 2007h
Mental health in Africa and the Americas today : a book of conference proceedings. Call Number: 362.2096 MENTAL 1991h
Suicide in Asia and the Near East. Call Number: 362.28 SUICIDE 1983a
Alcoholism in North America, Europe, and Asia. Call Number: 362.2922 ALCOHOL 1992i
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Call Number: 362.2922098 PYNE-H 2002
Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care. Call Number: 610.73 TRANSCU 2016c.
A global agenda for caring. Call Number: 610.7301 GLOBAL 1993a
Caribbean healing traditions: Call Number: 610.9729 CARIBBE 2014
Diagnosis in a multicultural context: A casebook for mental health professionals. Call Number: 616.089075 PANIAGU 2001
Depression in Japan. Call Number: 616.8527 KITANAK 2012
Bodies under siege: self-mutilation and body modification in culture and psychiatry. Call Number: 616.8582 FAVAZZA 1996
The culture of emotions [DVD]. Call Number: MEDIA 616.89 CULTURE 2005e
Ethics, culture, and psychiatry: international perspectives. Call Number: 616.89 ETHICS 2000
Mental health, race, and culture. (2nd ed.) Call Number: 616.89 FERNARD 2002
Handbook of culture and mental illness: An international perspective. Call Number: 616.89 HANDBOO 1995c
Pathologies of the West: An anthropology of mental illness in Europe and America. Call Number: 616.89 LITTLEW 2002
Mental health research in Asia and the Pacific. Call Number: 616.89 MENTAL 1969m
Social psychiatry across cultures. Call Number: 616.89 SOCIAL 1995p
African American children and mental Health: Development and Context. Call Number: 616.89008 AFRICAN 2011c v.1
Asian American and Pacific Islander children and mental health. Call Number: 616.890089 ASIAN 2011p. 2 volumes.
Latina and Latino children's mental health. Call Number: 616.890089 LATINA 2011c. 2 volumes.
Readings in ethnic psychology. Call Number: 616.890089 READING 1998i
Colonial madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa. Call Number: 616.8900961 KELLER 2007
Of spirits and madness: An American psychiatrist in Africa. Call Number: 616.8900968 LINDE 2002
Soviet medicine in the fight against mental diseases. Call Number: 616.890947 ROKHLIN 2002
Asian culture and psychotherapy: Implications for East and West Honolulu. Call Number: 616.8914009 ASIAN 2005
Family therapy with ethnic minorities. Call Number: 616.89156 HO-MAN 1987
Counseling across cultures. (5th ed.) Call Number: 616.8914 COUNSEL 2002
International perspectives on children and mental health. (Volumes 1-2.) Call Number: 618.9289 INTERNA 2011p
Transcultural child development: psychological assessment and treatment Call Number: 618.9289 TRANSC 1997c