We are thrilled to announce that Merry Barua, Director of Action for Autism (New Delhi, India) is the recipient of the 2015 Advocate Award from INSAR (International Society for Autism Research) for “creating the autism community in India, founding the school in New Delhi, and advocating for more positive attitudes to ASD globally!” The formal […]
Constance A. Cummings, PhD (@thefpr_org), is Project Director of the non-profit Foundation for Psychocultural Research, which supports and advances interdisciplinary research and scholarship at the intersection of brain, mind, culture, and mental health and illness. She is co-editor of two volumes published by Cambridge University Press: Formative Experiences: The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology (2010) with biocultural anthropologist Carol Worthman, neurobiologist Paul Plotsky, and child psychiatrist Dan Schechter) and the forthcoming Revisioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health with cultural psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer and psychological anthropologist Rob Lemelson. She received her doctorate in theoretical syntax from New York University and her AB in classics from Brown University.
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This talk is being sponsored by the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics Theodore Porter (UCLA), draft of chapter seven, “Madness in Norway: Pedigree Charts and Diseased Family Lines,” from The Unknown History of Human Heredity. Monday, December 1, 2014 4:00 PM – 4:00 PM Los Angeles, CA, 5288 Bunche Hall, UCLA
We’re excited to announce publication of a new paper from CBDMH (Culture & Disability Research) in Social Science & Medicine covering two very important and understudied topics using a mixed-method approach: the daily lives of adults living with autism and persons living with psychiatric disorders outside the US. Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.06.052 Adults with Autism in India: A Mixed-Method […]
If you weren’t able to make the FPR-CBDMH inaugural winter workshop on Jan 10–11, 2014, never fear! We’ve posted part two of the summary, featuring talks by Robert Lemelson and Georg Northoff. Comments welcome!
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