Mental Health in a Multi-Ethnic Society
A Multidisciplinary Handbook
Edited by Dr Suman Fernando, Frank Keating
Published January 4th 2002 by Routledge – 256 pages
A thought-provoking handbook for practitioners, students and trainers in the mental health field. Addresses controversial issues and offers revealing insights and intelligent suggestions for all those involved with mental health.
`I strongly recommend the sections on"family therapy, psychotherapy and reaching out" to all mental health workers dealing with people from different cultural backgrounds' British Medical Journal
`The challenging nature of this book stopped me in my tracks… It is not simply a criticism of Western-style value systems but a pragmatic and constructive guide to good practice…intelligently written, factual and fearless in its honest assessment of the current situation' Nursing Times.
`This is a fascinating array of material written by authors working in the British context…an ideal focus for undergraduate and post-graduate courses dealing with psychology in a multi-ethnic society' - The Psychologist