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Healing traditions : the mental health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada / edited by Laurence J. Kirmayer and Gail Guthrie Valaskakis.

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Location: Fennell STACKS RC451.5 .I5 H43 2009
Barcode: 30731101086605
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780774815239
  • ISBN: 077481523X
  • ISBN: 9780774815246 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0774815248 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 503 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. The mental health of indigenous peoples. The mental health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada: transformations of identity and community / Laurence J. Kirmayer, Caroline L. Tait, and Cori Simpson -- Mental health fand the indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand / Mason Durie, Helen Milroy, and Ernest Hunter -- Culture and Aboriginality in the study of mental health /rJames B. Waldram -- Social competence and mental health among Aboriginal youth: an integrative developmental perspective / Grace Iarocci, Rhoda Root, and Jacob A. Burack -- Part 2. Social suffering: origins and representation. A colonial double-bind: social and historical contexts of Innu mental health / Colin Samson -- Placing violence against First Nations children: the use of space and place to construct the (in)credible violated subject / Jo-Anne Fiske -- Narratives of hope and despair in downtown Eastside Vancouver / Dara Culhane -- Suicide as a way of belonging: causes and consequences of cluster suicides in Aboriginal communities / Ronald Niezen -- Disruptions in nature, disruptions in society: Aboriginal peoples of Canada and the "making" of fetal alcohol syndrome / Caroline L. Tait.
Part 3. Resilience: transformations of identity and community. Cultural continuity as a moderator of suicide risk among Canada's First Nations / Michael J. Chandler and Christopher E. Lalonds -- The origins of Northern Aboriginal social pathologies and the Quebec Cree healing movement / Adrian Tanner -- Toward a recuperation of souls and bodies: community healing and the complex interplay of faith and history / Naomi Adelson -- Locating the ecocentric self: Inuit concepts of mental health and illness / Laurence J. Kirmayer, Christopher Fletcher, and Rober Watt -- Community wellness and social action in the Canadian Arctic: collective agency as subjective well-being / Michael J. Kral and Lori Idlout -- Part 4. Healing and mental health services. Aboriginal approaches to counselling / Rod McCormick -- Respecting the medicines: narrating an Aboriginal identity / Gregory M. Brass -- A jurisdictional tapestry and a patchwork quilt of care: Aboriginal health and social services in Montreal / Mary Ellen Macdonald -- Six Nations mental health services: a model of care for Aboriginal communities / Cornelia Wieman -- Encountering professional psychology: re-envisioning mental health services for Native North America / Joseph P. Gone -- Conclusion: healing / invention / tradition / Laurence J. Kirmayer, Gregory M. Brass, and Gail Guthrie Valaskakis.
Subject: Native peoples > Mental health > Canada.
Native peoples > Mental health services > Canada.
Mental healing > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Mental health > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Mental health services > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Cultural assimilation > Canada.
Native peoples > Canada > Rites and ceremonies.
Native peoples > Cultural assimilation > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Mental health > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Mental health services > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Cultural assimilation > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Canada > Rites and ceremonies.
Indians, North American > Canada.
Inuits > Canada.
Mental Health > Canada.
Community Mental Health Services > Canada.
Ethnology > Canada.
Medicine, Traditional > Canada.
Social Identification > Canada.