By Robert Lemelson,Annie Tucker

This ebook is likely one of the first to combine mental and clinical anthropology with the methodologies of visible anthropology, in particular ethnographic movie. It discusses and enhances the paintings provided in Afflictions: tradition and psychological affliction in Indonesia, the 1st movie sequence on psychiatric problems within the constructing global, with a view to discover pertinent matters within the cross-cultural examine of psychological sickness and suggest for the original position movie can play either within the self-discipline and in individuals’ lives. via ethnographically wealthy and self-reflexive discussions of the flicks, their construction, and their influence, the publication without delay offers theoretical and sensible assistance, encouragement, and caveats for college kids and others who will want to make such films. 

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