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Title Perspectives in Caribbean psychology / editors, Frederick W. Hickling .. [and others] ; [with foreword by Elsa Leo-Rhynie]..

Publication Info. Mona, Jamaica : CARIMENSA, University of the West Indies, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.89 P467PC    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 730 pages : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Caribbean identity issues / Kai Morgan & Keisha-Gaye N. O'Garo -- Psychopathology of the Jamaican people / Frederick W. Hickling -- Resilience : secrets of success in African-Caribbean people / Hilary Robertson-Hickling -- Family life in the Caribbean : assessment and counselling models / Marina Ramkissoon ... [et al.] -- The stigma of mental illness in Jamaica / Carlotta Arthur ... [et al.] -- Culture and behaviour : recognition of cultural behaviours in Trinidad and Tobago / Hari D. Maharajh & Akleema Kalpoo -- Developmental psychology in Caribbean infants and pre-schoolers / Maureen Samms-Vaughan -- Developmental psychology in Caribbean school-aged children, ages 13-17 / Stacey N. Brodie-Walker -- Measuring and predicting severe psychopathology in Caribbean adults / Michael C. Lambert ... [et al.] -- Redefining personality disorder in Jamaica / Frederick W. Hickling, Jacqueline Martin, & Allison Harrisingh-Dewar -- Psychology and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean : an introduction and overview / Peter D. Weller & Katja Khan --
Neuropsychological assessment in the Caribbean / Tony Ward -- The evolution of sexual behavior in the Caribbean : a psychological perspective / Tamika Haynes-Robinson -- Issues of violence in the Caribbean / Brigitte K. Mathies ... [et al.] -- Traditional mental health practices in Jamaica : on the phenomenology of red eye, bad-mind and obeah / Frederick W. Hickling & Caryl James -- The roles and responsibilities of clinical psychologists in the Caribbean / Frederick W. Hickling ... [et al.] -- Reflections of a psychologist in Jamaica / Ruth Doorbar -- The application of traditional psychotherapy models in the Caribbean / Rosemarie Johnson ... [et al.] -- Sport psychology in the Caribbean / Kai Morgan & Leapetswe Malete -- Race, language and self-concept in Caribbean childhoods / Karen Carpenter & Hubert Devonish -- Psychological assessment / Rosemarie Johnson & Tracey Coley -- Forensic psychology in the Caribbean context / Lester O. Shields & Franklin Ottey -- Media psychology in the Caribbean / Frederick W. Hickling ... [et al.] -- The application of therapeutic community principles in Jamaica / Frederick W. Hickling ... [et al.]
Summary This resource identifies the strength, survival capability and the drive for excellence of Caribbean people around the world. The book targets students and readers worldwide and at every level, especially those who share an interest in the way Caribbean people behave. The researchers after completing their investigations are convinced that the Caribbean has a unique culture that has significantly influenced the world. This book attempts to explain the uniqueness of this culture and the influences it has exerted on the world. It also chronicles the strength, survival capability and the drive for excellence of Caribbean people around the world.
Subject Social Identification -- Caribbean Region.
Ethnicity -- psychology -- Caribbean Region.
Mental Health -- Caribbean Region.
Psychiatry -- Caribbean Region.
Social Conditions -- Caribbean Region.
Ethnicity -- Caribbean Area -- Psychological aspects.
Identity (Psychology) -- Caribbean Area -- Social aspects.
Psychiatry -- Caribbean Area.
Mental health -- Caribbean Area.
Caribbean Area -- Civilization -- Psychological aspects.
Added Author Hickling, Frederick W.
CARIMENSA (Institute)
ISBN 9789764102243
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