The Foundation for 
Applied Psychiatric Anthropology
The Foundation for Applied Psychiatric Anthropology

Psychiatric Anthropology is an interdisciplinary field that uses the techniques of anthropology, psychology, psychiatry, social work, and related disciplines to understand psychiatric illness and other forms of mental or emotional suffering.


Applied
Psychiatric Anthropology
, as introduced here, advances the agenda of Psychiatric Anthropology beyond academic or clinical research and into the applied domains of psychiatric / psychotherapeutic practice, policy reform, and advocacy initiatives.

Please see our Research and Useful Links pages for links to examples of work in Psychiatric Anthropology.

Contact us: office@psychanthro.org

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