Ethnographies about Mental Health/Illness 29

A working list of recent ethnographies by cultural anthropologists addressing mental health, mental illness, and psychiatric practice. Note: I limited the publication range (generally) to the past twenty years. Most are written by anthropologists; some are by sociologists.
Transforming Therapy: Mental Health Practice and Cultural Change in Mexico
Transforming Therapy: Mental Health Practice and Cultural Change in Mexico
Living on the Spectrum: Autism and Youth in Community (Anthropologies of American Medicine: Culture, Power, and Practice)
Living on the Spectrum: Autism and Youth in Community (Anthropologies of American Medicine: Culture, Power, and Practice)
Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism
Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism
Shelter Blues: Sanity and Selfhood Among the Homeless (Contemporary Ethnography)
Shelter Blues: Sanity and Selfhood Among the Homeless (Contemporary Ethnography)
Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community
Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community
Meds, Money, and Manners
Meds, Money, and Manners
Re-Visioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health
Re-Visioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health
Global Mental Health (Anthropology and Global Public Health) (Volume 2)
Global Mental Health (Anthropology and Global Public Health) (Volume 2)
Postcolonial Disorders (Volume 8) (Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity)
Postcolonial Disorders (Volume 8) (Ethnographic Studies in Subjectivity)
Drunken Comportment: A Social Explanation (Foundations of Anthropology)
Drunken Comportment: A Social Explanation (Foundations of Anthropology)
The Patriotism of Despair: Nation, War, and Loss in Russia (Culture and Society after Socialism)
The Patriotism of Despair: Nation, War, and Loss in Russia (Culture and Society after Socialism)
Illusions of a Future: Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire (Experimental Futures)
Illusions of a Future: Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire (Experimental Futures)
Deconstructing Mental Illness: An Ethnography of Psychiatry, Women, and the Family
Deconstructing Mental Illness: An Ethnography of Psychiatry, Women, and the Family
The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Panic Diaries: A Genealogy of Panic Disorder
Panic Diaries: A Genealogy of Panic Disorder
Schizophrenia, Culture, and Subjectivity: The Edge of Experience (Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology)
Schizophrenia, Culture, and Subjectivity: The Edge of Experience (Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology)
Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia (Studies in Medical Anthropology)
Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia (Studies in Medical Anthropology)
Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity, and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia
Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity, and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia
Mudpacks and Prozac: Experiencing Ayurvedic, Biomedical, and Religious Healing
Mudpacks and Prozac: Experiencing Ayurvedic, Biomedical, and Religious Healing
Impotent Warriors: Perspectives on Gulf War Syndrome, Vulnerability and Masculinity
Impotent Warriors: Perspectives on Gulf War Syndrome, Vulnerability and Masculinity
Emptying Beds: The Work of an Emergency Psychiatric Unit (Volume 27) (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)
Emptying Beds: The Work of an Emergency Psychiatric Unit (Volume 27) (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)
Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison (Volume 7) (California Series in Public Anthropology)
Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison (Volume 7) (California Series in Public Anthropology)
Democratic Insecurities: Violence, Trauma, and Intervention in Haiti (Volume 22) (California Series in Public Anthropology)
Democratic Insecurities: Violence, Trauma, and Intervention in Haiti (Volume 22) (California Series in Public Anthropology)
The Clinic and Elsewhere: Addiction, Adolescents, and the Afterlife of Therapy (In Vivo)
The Clinic and Elsewhere: Addiction, Adolescents, and the Afterlife of Therapy (In Vivo)
Bad Souls: Madness and Responsibility in Modern Greece
Bad Souls: Madness and Responsibility in Modern Greece
Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
Migrants in Translation: Caring and the Logics of Difference in Contemporary Italy
Migrants in Translation: Caring and the Logics of Difference in Contemporary Italy
An Impossible Inheritance: Postcolonial Psychiatry and the Work of Memory in a West African Clinic
An Impossible Inheritance: Postcolonial Psychiatry and the Work of Memory in a West African Clinic
Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed Care in America
Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed Care in America
Of Two Minds: An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry
Of Two Minds: An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry
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