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Chapter-50 A Cultural Critique of Community Psychiatry in India by Jain Sumeet, Jadhav Sushrut (2012) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses in brief the cultural history of community psychiatry in India and a critique of its policies and implementation. The major source of data includes analysis of policy documents, review of the published literature, and interviews with Indian mental health professionals. “We Have the Model; All They Have to Do Is Photocopy It” is a gener... [More]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11688_51      

In India, community participation and psychosocial approaches remain unrealized policy principles because it relies strongly on the pharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders. The word ‘pill’ has been used extensively in this chapter which refers to the actualization of mental health policy. An 18 months of clinical ethnographic fieldwork conducted b... [More]