Culture, Therapy, and Healing:
A Selective Bibliography
Uwe P. Gielen
St. Francis College
Juris G. Draguns
The Pennsylvania State University
Jefferson M. Fish
St. John's University
This selective bibliography includes volumes, a few chapters, and some journals dealing with psychological healing, indigenous forms of healing, multicultural and transcultural counseling and therapy, culturally sensitive psychiatric treatment, altered states of consciousness, and related works. A variety of disciplinary traditions and fields are represented, including medical anthropology, psychological and cultural anthropology, cross-cultural psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, abnormal psychology, health psychology, family psychology, transcultural psychiatry, alternative medicine, the history of medicine, religious studies, and area studies. Books are listed in only one section even when their contents are relevant to two or more sections.
Abel, T., Metraux, R., & Roll, S. (1987). Psychotherapy and culture (rev. ed.). Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
Adler, L. L., & Mukherji, B. R. (Eds.). (1995). Spirit versus scalpel: Traditional healing and modern psychotherapy. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.
Albrecht, G. L., Fitzpatrick, R., & Scrimshaw, S. C. (Eds.). (1999). Handbook of social studies in health and med- icine. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Andrews, M. M., & Boyle, J. S. (2003). Transcultural concepts in nursing care (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Dasen, P. R., Berry, J. W., & Sartorius, N. (Eds.). (1988). Health and cross-cultural psychology: Towards applica- tions. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
Eisenberg, D. (Ed.). (2002). Complementary and alternative medicine: State of the science and clinical applications. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Medical School.
Fabrega, H., Jr. (1997). Evolution of sickness and healing. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Fabrega, H., Jr. (2002). Origins of psychopathology: The phylogenetic and cultural basis of mental illness. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Fish, J. (1996). Culture and therapy: An integrative approach. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
Foster, G. M., & Anderson, B. G. (1978). Medical anthropology. New York: Wiley.
Frank, J. D., & Frank, J. B. (1991). Persuasion and healing : A comparative study of psychotherapy (3rd rev. ed.). Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.