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By Nichola Khan

This short publication introduces the ways that modern anthropology engages with the "psych" disciplines: psychology, psychiatry, and medication. Khan additionally widens the dialog by means of together with the views of epidemiologists, dependancy and felony specialists, newshounds, filmmakers, activists, sufferers, and victims. New techniques to psychological sickness are positioned within the context of historic, political, psychoanalytic, and postcolonial frameworks, permitting readers to appreciate how healthiness, disease, normality, and abnormality are built and produced. utilizing case stories from quite a few areas, Khan explores what anthropologically knowledgeable psychology, psychiatry, and drugs can let us know approximately psychological affliction throughout cultures.

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