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Against all odds : psychosocial distress and healing among women / Mahima Nayar.

By: Nayar, Mahima [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd ; Yoda Press, 2019Description: xvi, 256 pages : illustrations (black & white) ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789353281915 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Stress (Psychology) -- Developing countries | Poor women -- Developing countries | Urban poor -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 155.9042 NAY
Contents:
Introduction: so what is abnormal? -- Culture, context and distress -- Finding a way through the labyrinth -- Deconstructing madness : possession and pains -- Women, social structure and distress -- Learning to live alone : paisa, bimari aur jinn -- Conclusion: pathways to health and healing -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: so what is abnormal? -- Culture, context and distress -- Finding a way through the labyrinth -- Deconstructing madness : possession and pains -- Women, social structure and distress -- Learning to live alone : paisa, bimari aur jinn -- Conclusion: pathways to health and healing -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.

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