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Author Heaton, Matthew M., author
Title Black skin, white coats : Nigerian psychiatrists, decolonization, and the globalization of psychiatry / Matthew M. Heaton
Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC438 H442 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001206580
Descript x, 249 pages ; 23 cm
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Series New African histories
New African histories series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-244) and index
Introduction: Colonizing, decolonizing, and globalizing the history of psychiatry -- Colonial institutions and networks of ethnopsychiatry -- Decolonizing psychiatric institutions and networks -- Mentally ill Nigerian immigrants in the United Kingdom : the international dimensions of decolonizing psychiatry -- Schizophrenia, depression, and "brain-fag syndrome" : diagnosis and the boundaries of culture -- Gatekeepers of the mind : psychotherapy and "traditional" healers -- The paradoxes of psychoactive drugs -- Conclusion: Nigerian psychiatrists and the globalization of psychiatry
Subject Psychiatry -- Nigeria -- History
Cultural psychiatry -- Nigeria
Mentally ill -- Care -- Nigeria -- History
Mental illness -- Treatment -- Nigeria -- History
Nigeria -- Colonial influence -- Health aspects -- History
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