Module introduction

By the end of this module we hope you will be able to:


  • promote self-reflection and curiosity about cultural biographies and their influence on the expression of and recovery from mental distress


  • give an account of common definitions for the terms race, culture and ethnic group and related terminology


  • consider the cultural influences on clinical practice


  • propose modifications that will make a clinical assessment and treatment more effective for individuals of specific cultural heritages.




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