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

Books

Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology

Bateson, Gregory (2000) 

Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations (Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity)

Biehl, Joao, Byron Good, and Arthur Kleinman (2007)

Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment

Biehl, Joao and Torben Eskerod (2005)

The Too-Good Wife: Alcohol, Codependency, and the Politics of Nurturance in Postwar Japan (Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity)

Borovoy, Amy (2005)

In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences)

Bourgois, Philippe (2002)

Engaged Observer: Anthropology, Advocacy, And Activism

Bourgois, Philippe, Victoria Sanford, and Asale Angel-ajani (2006)

Trauma: Culture, Meaning and Philosophy

Bracken, Patrick (2002)

Mental Ills and Bodily Cures: Psychiatric Treatment in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

Brazlow, Joel (1997)

Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa

Brumberg, Joan Jacobs (2000)

Mind Games: American Culture and the Birth of Psychotherapy (Medicine and Society)

Caplan, Eric (2001)

No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

Cohen, Lawrence (2000)

Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Das, Veena, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, and Mamphela Ramphele(2001)

Body and Emotion: The Aesthetics of Illness and Healing in the Nepal Himalayas (Contemporary Ethnography)

Desjarlais, Robert R. (1992)

Shelter Blues: Sanity and Selfhood Among the Homeless (Contemporary Ethnography Series)

Desjarlais, Robert R. (1997)

World Mental Health: Problems and Priorities in Low-Income Countries

Desjarlais, Robert, Leon Eisenberg, Byron Good, and Arthur Kleinman (1996)

Voices of Trauma: Treating Psychological Trauma Across Cultures (International and Cultural Psychology)

Drozdek, Boris and John P. Wilson (2007)

Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children

Duncan, by Greg, Aletha C. Huston, and Thomas Weisner (2009)

Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

Estroff, Sue E. (1985)

Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (California Series in Public Anthropology, 4)

Farmer, Paul (2004)

Bodies Under Siege: Self-Mutilation and Body Modification in Culture and Psychiatry

Favazza, Armando (1996)

Meds, Money, and Manners

Floersch, Jerry E. (2002)

Ethnopsychiatry: The Cultural Construction of Professional and Folk Psychiatries (S U N Y Series in Medical Anthropology)

Gaines, Atwood (1992)

Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing

Gielen, Uwe P. et al (2004)

Psychiatric Cultures Compared: Psychiatry and Mental Health Care in the Twentieth Century

Gijswijt-Hofstra, Marijke, Harry Oosterhuis, Joost Vijselaar, and Hugh Freeman(2006)

Medicine, Rationality and Experience: An Anthropological Perspective (Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures)

Good, Byron (1994)

Pain as Human Experience: An Anthropological Perspective (Comparative Studies of Health Systems & Medical Care)

Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio, Paul E. Brodwin, Byron J. Good, and Arthur Kleinman(1994)

American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio (1998)

Postcolonial Disorders (Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity)

Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio, Byron J. Good, Sandra Teresa Hyde and Sarah Pinto (2008)

Eating Disorders: Anatomy of a Social Epidemic

Gordon, Richard (2000)

The $800 Million Dollar Pill: The Truth Behind the Cost of New Drugs

Goozner, Merrill (2004)

Thin

Greenfield, Lauren and Joan Jacobs Brumberg (2006)

Feeding Anorexia: Gender and Power at a Treatment Center

Gremillion, Helen (2003)

The Anorexia Workbook: How to Accept Yourself, Heal Your Suffering, and Reclaim Your Life (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

Heffner, Michelle Georg H. Eifert, and Steven C. Hayes (2004)

Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Hinton, Alexander Laban (2002)

Why Did They Kill?: Cambodia in the Shadow of Genocide (California Series in Public Anthropology, 11)

Hinton, Alexander Laban and Robert Jay Lifton (2004)

Culture and Panic Disorder

Hinton, Devon and Byron Good (2009)

Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network (Case Studies on Contemporary Social Issues)

Hoffer, Lee D. (2005)

Reckoning With Homelessness (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

Hopper, Kim (2003)

Wasted : A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

Hornbacher, Marya (1999)

Madness: A Bipolar Life

Hornbacher, Marya (2008)

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament

Jamison, Kay Redfield (1996)

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Jamison, Kay Redfield (1997)

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide

Jamison, Kay Redfield (2000 )

Schizophrenia, Culture, and Subjectivity: The Edge of Experience (Cambridge Studies in Medial Anthropology)

Jenkins, Janis Hunter and Robert John Barrett (2003)

Understanding Trauma: Integrating Biological, Clinical, and Cultural Perspectives

Kirmayer, Laurence J, Robert Lemelson, and Mark Barad (2008)

HEALING TRADITIONS: The Mental Health of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Kirmayer, Laurence J. and Gail Guthrie Valaskakis (2008)

The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing, And The Human Condition

Kleinman, Arthur (1989)

Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Kleinman, Arthur (1997)

Rethinking Psychiatry: From Cultural Category to Personal Experience

Kleinman, Arthur (1991)

Social Suffering

Kleinman, Arthur, Veena Das, and Margaret Lock (1997)

Culture and Depression: Studies in the Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Psychiatry of Affect and Disorder (Culture & Depression)

Kleinman, Arthur and Byron J. Good (1986)

Thinking About Dementia: Culture, Loss, and the Anthropology of Senility (Studies in Medical Anthropology)

Leibing, Annette and Lawrence Cohen (2006)

Danger to Self: On the Front Line with an ER Psychiatrist

Linde, Paul (2010)

Pathologies of the West: An Anthropology of Mental Illness in Europe and America

Littlewood, Roland (2002)

Of Two Minds: An Anthroplogist Looks at American Psychiatry

Luhrmann, Tanya (2001)

Anorexic Bodies: A Feminist and Sociological Perspective on Anorexia

Macsween, Morag (1995)

Bipolar Expeditions: Mania and Depression in American Culture

Martin, Emily (2009)

Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Mattingly, Cheryl and Linda C. Garro (2000)

Prozac on the Couch: Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs

Metzl, Jonathan (2003)

The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease

Metzl, Jonathan (2010)

Life in Color: Culture in American Psychiatry

Munoz, Rodrigo, Annelle Primm, Jambur Ananth, and Pedro Ruiz (2006)

Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition

Nasser, Mervat (2002)

Ethics, Culture, and Psychiatry: International Perspectives

Okasha, Ahmed, Julio Arboleda-Florez, and Norman Sartorius (2000)

Psychotherapy and Religion in Japan: The Japanese Introspection Practice of Naikan (Japan Anthropology Workshop Series)

Ozawa-de Silva, Chikako (2006)

Global Pharmaceuticals: Ethics, Markets, Practices

Petryna, Adriana, Andrew Lakoff, and Arthur Kleinman (2006)

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Redfield Jamison, Kay (1995)

Emptying Beds: The Work of an Emergency Psychiatric Unit (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care , No 27)

Rhodes, Lorna A. (1995)

Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison (California Series in Public Anthropology, 7)

Rhodes, Lorna A. (2004)

Cultures under Siege: Collective Violence and Trauma (Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology)

Robben, Antonius C. G. M. and Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco (2000)

The Whistleblower: Confessions of a Healthcare Hitman

Rost, Peter (2006)

Medicalizing Ethnicity: The Construction of Latino Identity in Psychiatric Settings (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

Santiago-Irizarry, Vilma (2001)

The Anorexic Self: A Personal, Political Analysis of a Diagnostic Discourse

Saukko, Paula (2008)

New Directions in Psychological Anthropology (Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology)

Schwartz, Theodore, Geoffrey M. White, and Catherine A. Lutz (1993)

Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health: A Handbook for Practitioners

Sewell, Hari (2008)

Out of Her Mind: Women Writing on Madness (Modern Library Paperbacks)

Shannonhouse, Rebecca (2003)

Making It Work: Low-Wage Employment, Family Life, and Child Development

Yoshikawa, Hirokazu, Thomas S. Weisner, and Edward D. Lowe (2006)

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