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Correspondence - Expansion of psychological therapies

Rathod, Shanaya, Naeem, Farooq, Phiri, Peter and Kingdon, David (2008) Correspondence - Expansion of psychological therapies British Journal of Psychiatry, 193, pp. 256-257.

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Abstract

In his criticism of the expansion of psychological therapies, Summerfield1 contends quite reasonably that ‘talking therapies are grounded in an ineffably Western version of a person’. Socio-demographic factors and cultural background influence the perception of symptoms of mental illness and, hence, engagement with services. As Veale1 rightly points out, CBT does not ignore the social context of the illness but cultural adaptations and understanding of ethnic, cultural and religious interpretations is an area which currently remains underdeveloped.

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Published date: 2008

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Local EPrints ID: 70227
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/70227
ISSN: 0007-1250
PURE UUID: 543db9d9-8ed4-4cff-9f10-b0b92d963553
ORCID for Farooq Naeem: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 04 Mar 2010
Last modified: 11 Aug 2017 03:15

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Author: Shanaya Rathod
Author: Farooq Naeem ORCID iD
Author: Peter Phiri
Author: David Kingdon

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