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Culture, salience, and psychiatric diagnosis: exploring the concept of cultural congruence

Overview of attention for article published in Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, January 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#22 of 206)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

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Title
Culture, salience, and psychiatric diagnosis: exploring the concept of cultural congruence & its practical application
Published in
Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, January 2013
DOI 10.1186/1747-5341-8-5
Pubmed ID
Authors

Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed

Abstract

Cultural congruence is the idea that to the extent a belief or experience is culturally shared it is not to feature in a diagnostic judgement, irrespective of its resemblance to psychiatric pathology. This rests on the argument that since deviation from norms is central to diagnosis, and since what counts as deviation is relative to context, assessing the degree of fit between mental states and cultural norms is crucial. Various problems beset the cultural congruence construct including impoverished definitions of culture as religious, national or ethnic group and of congruence as validation by that group. This article attempts to address these shortcomings to arrive at a cogent construct.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
South Africa 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
Unknown 30 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 22%
Researcher 6 19%
Student > Master 5 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 9%
Other 2 6%
Other 6 19%
Unknown 3 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 14 44%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 16%
Philosophy 4 13%
Social Sciences 2 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 3%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 3 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 32. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 June 2017.
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#866,383
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#8,931
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