ISSN: 1998 - 4162

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Volume 9, Number 2, July 2011


The Use of Culturally Appropriate Representations of Distress in the Treatment of Mental Illness
Humair Yusuf - University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Abstract
This qualitative study compares the experiences of men who conceptualized their distress in cultural or religious terms (Al-Krenawi & Graham, 1999; Dein, Alexander, & Napier, 2008) and sought relevant treatments with the experiences of men who were treated for mental illness by psychiatrists..

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