Caribbean Healing Traditions: Implications for Health and by Patsy Sutherland, Roy Moodley, Barry Chevannes

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By Patsy Sutherland, Roy Moodley, Barry Chevannes

As Caribbean groups develop into extra foreign, clinicians and students needs to advance new paradigms for knowing therapy personal tastes and perceptions of affliction. regardless of proof aiding the necessity for culturally applicable care and the mixing of conventional therapeutic practices into traditional well-being and psychological healthiness care structures, it really is uncertain how such integration may functionality for the reason that little is understood in regards to the healing interventions of Caribbean therapeutic traditions.


Caribbean therapeutic Traditions:
Implications for wellbeing and fitness and psychological healthiness fills this hole. Drawing at the wisdom of favorite clinicians, students, and researchers of the Caribbean and the diaspora, those therapeutic traditions are explored within the context of well-being and psychological wellbeing and fitness for the 1st time, making Caribbean therapeutic Traditions a useful source for college students, researchers, college, and practitioners within the fields of nursing, counseling, psychotherapy, psychiatry, social paintings, formative years and group improvement, and drugs.

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Two abolitions: African A 丘ican slavery slave 巧叫 and East East Indian indentureship. In D. Dabydeen, Dabydeen, & & B. ) , lndia India in the Caribbean. London: Hansib Publishing. Sartre , J. -P. -P. (1961) Preface. In F. ) , Th Thee wretched if ifthe the earth. New York: Grove Press. Sutherland, P. (2011). Traditional healing as a source of resistance, Sutherland, resistance , identity and healing among Grenadian Women. Canadian Women's Studies/les Studies lIes cahiers de lafemme, lafemn 饨, 29, 29, (1,2), (1 , 2) , 43-49.

62) In the Caribbean context it is a particularized story that seems to disallow the Indeed , in her influential discursive negotiations of conventional psychotherapy. Indeed, work on trauma, trauma , Cathy Caruth (1995) explains, exp1ains , "to be traumatized is precisely to be possessed by an image or an event" (p. 5). This notion of "possession" and of"demons" "demons" or exorcisms exorcisrns are pivotal to Caribbean healing consequent casting out of wimessed a Caribbean healing ceremony can attest traditions; anyone who has ever witnessed to central ro1e role of the body with its rituals and dances that often culminate in trancelike states where healers and clients engage in a dialogue with the body and spirits to bring about a sense of healing (see Moodley, Sutherland,, & Oulanova, Moodley, Sutherland Oulanova, 2008, 2008 , ceremonies , according Sartre (1961) (1961),, for a discussion).

Patterson Patterson,, O. (1967). Th Pradel, L. (2000). 5 beli φ in in the New World: Popular literary traditions if ifthe the Caribbean. Asmara, World Asrnara , Eritrea: W orld Press. Pr 邸,1. I. (1978). Urban folk medicine: A functional overview. Ameri American ωn Anthropologist, Anthropologist, New Press, Series, 80(1), Series, 80(1) , 71-84. Said, E. W. (1978). Ori Said, Orientalism. entalism. London: Roudedge & & Keagan Ke 嘲nPauPaul. l. Samaroo, Sarnaroo , B. (1987). Two abolitions: African A 丘ican slavery slave 巧叫 and East East Indian indentureship.

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