CROSS CULTURAL PSYCHIATRY
A unique contribution to this field
Excellent coverage of the relevant issues, such as the clinical implications of differential drug response
Both the practical and theoretical angles of the issues discussed
Detailed investigations of differential responses to individual illnesses, for example schizophrenia and affective disorder
Written by outstanding researchers in the field, Cross Cultural Psychiatry will provide essential information for psychiatrists, psychologists, psychopharmacologists and members of the pharmaceutical industry.
Partial table of contents:
Genetic Polymorphism of Drug Oxidation (T. Edeki).
Prescribing for Africans: Some Transcultural Guidelines (S. Okpaku).
Ethnicity and Psychopharmacology in Latin America (L. Ramirez).
The Art and Science of Ethnopharmacotherapy (W. Lawson).
Psychiatric Diagnosis of African Americans (W. Lawson).
Review of Neuroleptic Dosage in Different Ethnic Groups (E. Frackiewicz, et al.).
Schizophrenia Among Hispanics (A. Dassori, et al.).
Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia in Arican Americans (D. Henderson).
Antidepressant Response in Ethnic Populations (J. Sramek & E. Pi).
Ethnicity and Mood Disorders (E. Risby & S. Sant).
The Asian Focus Unit at UCSF: An 18-Year Perspective (K. Gee, et al.).
Anthropological Issues on Ethnic Units (P. Guarnaccia).
Gender Difference in Psychotropic Medications (F. Lewis-Hall).
Gender and Response to Antipsychotic Medications (L. Lindamer & D. Jeste).
CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS.
Interethnic Psychopharmacologic Research in Children and Adolescents (J. Hudziak & L. Rudiger).
Psychopharmacology of Children and Adolescents (D. Buckingham).