Cultural Globalization and Mental Illnesses

Despite the biotechnological advances which have substantially improved the overall health status in developing countries worldwide, an increase has been observed in mental illness incidence rate in low income societies. According to the statistics provided by the World Health Organization (2010), five of the ten leading causes of Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) for 15 to … Continue reading Cultural Globalization and Mental Illnesses

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“You In America”

Accidentally encountering this story by Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie  while browsing the web, I experienced one of these "aha" moments of a paradigm shift. I have always been interested in different cultures, however, I could not guess how similar are the issues faced by the representatives of completely polar cultures, histories, economies, etc. The challenges that"single perspectives" … Continue reading “You In America”