Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China


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As a consequence of rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies such as mainland China and Hong Kong, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance of culture in shaping people's experiences of these illnesses, how Chinese culture shapes people's understandings of and responses to mental illness and dementia has yet to be ...

Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China 2013, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415810067