In this Book

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This diverse collection of essays examines important issues related to mental health among Pacific Islanders through the topics of identity, spirituality, the unconscious, mental trauma, and healing.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Editor's Note
  2. p. vii
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  1. Introduction: On Building a Fale
  2. pp. ix-xv
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  1. Pacific Identities
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. 1: Supporting the Wellbeing of Pasifika Youth
  2. pp. 5-15
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  1. 2: Affirming Works: A Collective Model of Pasifika Mentoring
  2. pp. 16-25
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  1. 3: Canoe Noses and Coconut Feet: Reading the Samoan Male Body
  2. pp. 26-38
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  1. 4: Jonah, Arnold, and Me: Reading the Tongan Male Body
  2. pp. 39-48
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  1. 5: Being 'Afakasi
  2. pp. 49-62
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  1. Issues in Pacific Spirituality
  2. pp. 63-65
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  1. 6: Spiritual Injury: A Samoan Perspective on Spirituality's Impact on Mental Health
  2. pp. 66-76
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  1. 7: Making Culture "God" is Driving Our People Crazy! An interview with Cabrini 'Ofa Makasiale
  2. pp. 77-86
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  1. 8: The Schizophrenic Church
  2. pp. 87-93
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  1. 9: New Zealand-born Samoan Young People, Suicidal Behaviors, and the Positive Impact of Spirituality
  2. pp. 94-104
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  1. The Pacific Unconscious
  2. pp. 107-108
  1. 10: The Use of Symbol and Metaphor in Pasifika Counseling
  2. pp. 109-121
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  1. 11: An Ocean with Many Shores: Indigenous Consciousness and the Thinking Heart
  2. pp. 122-135
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  1. 12: Hawaiki-Lelei: Journeys to Wellness
  2. pp. 136-148
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  1. 13: Using Mea-alofa in a Holistic Model for Pasifika Clients: A Case Study
  2. pp. 149-159
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  1. 14: "Keep Your Doughnuts to Yourself": Using Poetry in Pasifika Professional Practice
  2. pp. 160-176
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  1. Pacific Trauma and Healing
  2. pp. 177-179
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  1. 15: Colonialism, Acculturation, and Depression among Kānaka Maoli of Hawai'i
  2. pp. 180-195
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  1. 16: Crisis in Paradise: Family Violence in Samoan Communities
  2. pp. 196-206
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  1. 17: Doing Good Work and Finding a Sense of Purpose: The Nature and Treatment of Substance Abuse and Violence among Native Hawaiians
  2. pp. 207-220
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  1. 18: Pregnancy, Adoption, FASD, and Mental Illness
  2. pp. 221-231
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  1. 19: Misplaced Dreams: Tongan Gambling in Auckland
  2. pp. 232-245
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  1. A Bibliography of Pasifika Mental Health Resources
  2. pp. 247-275
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 277-284
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780824863913
Related ISBN
9780824831943
MARC Record
OCLC
257524702
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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