Radical Culture – Natalie Tobert on Diversity
Join us 1830 UK time Friday 1st May on Zoom
With the Medical Anthropologist Natalie Tobert examining and discussing cultural diversity and difference in relation to interpretations of mental health and wellbeing. Publications include; Spiritual Psychiatries and Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing.
Many people are told by Western Medical professionals there is only one mono-cultural perspective for understanding mental health and wellbeing. This is called the Western Medical model. This can mean administering psychiatric medication to treat a chemical imbalance in the brain, and having short-term CBT sessions for symptom relief of emotional disorders, for example depression and anxiety. On the other hand, there are many different cultural perspectives on mental health and wellbeing that may challenge how we understand and interpret mental health and wellbeing in the Western world.
Join us on 1830 UK time on Friday 1st May 2020 to explore this further. Click on the link below to join