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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lisa Richaud; Ash Amin While previous studies have documented the trials of rural-to-urban migration in postreform China, little is known of the consequences of urban demolition and attendant uncertainty on migrant mental health. Exploring the affective and subjective dimensions of life lived...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in humanitarian practice. Drawing from ethnographic research with a Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders mental health project in the Burj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in the southern suburbs of Beirut, it argues that in conditions of chronic need, and in circumstances where it is nearly...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 499–517.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the creation of a whole new professional group, as well as a largely unregulated body of self-appointed experts working with a bricolage of concepts and techniques. 2 While, for the most part, medicalized mental health services in most African countries remain grossly underresourced, “counseling” has...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to discipline them for a return to less restrictive conditions. It is, said one officer, “designed to house people who are a problem anywhere else.”11 Workers in the IMU readily concede that “the unit has an effect on a person’s mental health...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
...,” though for the sake of narrative, I will say I can: it was March of 2014, and I had just been discharged from my first (and last) foray into inpatient psychiatric “care.” A switch had flipped, and there could be no more denying that for all its intentions and success stories, the mental health system...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... If you want someone who’s black by your own accounts, it couldn’t be me. 295 Public Culture AN: After several years at Berkeley you were invited to join President Jimmy Carter’s Commission on Mental Health...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and the relaxation of government regulation, economic restructuring in postwar Guatemala has included the systematic disinvestment in public health. Less than 2 percent of Guatemala’s total health budget addresses issues of mental health, with its hospitals flatly denying medical service to those patients seeking...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 449–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and dissemination in the army originally consisted of four key components: (1) a global assessment tool (GAT) questionnaire measuring individual resilience and mental health, which “follow[s] soldiers through their entire careers … [and] thus track[s] the psychological fitness of the entire Army” ( Corman, Matthews...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 607–612.
Published: 01 September 1994
... and Esther D. Rothblum, eds. Refugee Women and Their Mental Health: Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives. (New York: Harrington Park Press, 1992). Comaroff, Jean and John Comaroff, eds. Modernity and Malcontents: Ritual...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 511–532.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Ramphele. Berkeley: University of California Press. Desjarlais, Robert, Leon Eisenberg, Byron Good, and Arthur Kleinman. 1995 . World mental health: Problems and priorities in low-income countries . New York: Oxford University Press. Deutsch, Helen, and Felicity Nussbaum. 2000 . Introduction...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2006
... with one for a while you realize that this child is not the same breed as the others. . . . Many parents are adopting zebras, both domestically and internationally, and believing that they are getting horses. And many mental health profes- sionals have little to no experience in recognizing...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-hand Smoke?”). Science Daily , June 4 . www.gov.cn/fwxx/kp/2007-06/04/content_634930.htm . Zhang Xin , Zhang Xiaobo , and Chen Xi . 2017 . “ Happiness in the Air: How Does a Dirty Sky Affect Mental Health and Subjective Well-Being? ” Journal of Environmental Economics...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 217–232.
Published: 01 January 2012
... children. Autism was taking everything. Cerebral palsy used to get a lot of money, but more and more of the NIMH [National Institute of Mental Health] pie is going to autism. Likewise, vastly more of the charity pie is going to autism, partly because of the extreme efficacy of the organizations. Most...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 379–391.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., suggesting a link between poor gut health and mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression. It is vital to note that although the science is promising, most of the studies conducted concern associations and do not give solid evidence of causality (O'Malley and Skillings 2018 ; Parke, Calcott...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2007
... for the democratic process? In Media, Ritual, and Identity , edited by T. Liebes and J. Curran. London: Routledge. Liebes, T., and Z. Kampf. 2005 . Viewing terrorism from a distance: Television representation and the national mood. In Mental health in the shadow of terror: The Israeli experience , edited...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Institute of Mental Health, a dis- sertation grant from the National Science Foundation, and a grant for anthropological research from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Further research during the summer of 1994 was made possible by a Summer Fellowship from Tulane...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 311–331.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-being and, equally, to ill health and mental problems of many kinds. ER: I was just going to ask you about epigenetics. You’ve just written a book about epigenetics with Gísli Pálsson ( Lock and Pálsson 2016) . I’m curious, when writing about epigenetics, do you feel as if you are addressing two...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
... empowerment, and environ- Public Culture mental health. Jon Kusler defines ecotourism as “tourism based principally upon natural and archaeological resources . . . [and] it differs from mass tourism based upon man-created [sic...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 21–45.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to psychological states. That said, affective computing invites more exploration, both empirically and conceptually, that is not anchored by its capacity to capture mental activity, either treated as truism or a scientific scandal. By affective computing I mean calculative technologies that purportedly...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 289–303.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... In the midst of a mental health crisis, Prude, Black and unarmed, like Floyd, was suffocated after officers—in fear of both COVID-19 infection and Blackness—put a “spit sock” over his head and pressed his face into the cold pavement in the middle of the night. He was naked. It was snowing. Hazel Carby ( 2020...