Dr. Laurence Kirmayer was interviewed by Dr. Sofie Bäärnhielm, Director, Transkulturellt Centrum, Stockholms läns landsting, Stockholm February 2012. Background Reading: Adeponle, A. B., Thombs, B. D., Groleau, D., Jarvis, E., & Kirmayer, L. J. (2012). Using the cultural formulation to resolve uncertainty in diagnoses of psychosis among ethnoculturally diverse patients. Psychiatric Services, 63(2), 147-153. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201100280 […]
In this podcast, the Culture and Mental Health Research Unit team speaks to Dr. Laurence Kirmayer about culture, psychiatry and the intersectional possibilities between traditional western medicine and local cultural practices in regards to healing techniques.
Canada is a highly diverse society, close to 1 out of 5 people were born outside of the country. Every year about 250,000 immigrants are accepted into the country, about 25,000 refugees. The Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre (MMHRC) is a clearing house for information on cultural diversity relative to providing mental health services to […]