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Author Reimer, Catherine Swan, 1939-

Title Counseling the Inupiat Eskimo / Catherine Swan Reimer ; foreword by Joseph E. Trimble
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 163 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Contributions in psychology, 0736-2714 ; no. 36
Contributions in psychology ; no. 36. 0736-2714
Contents Historical background -- Inupiat descriptions and words for personal well-being -- The effect of thinking and proper conduct on one's personal well-being -- Taking responsibility for one's well-being -- Sociological factors effecting well-being -- Who are the healers from the village? -- What every counselor should know -- Strategies to help the Inupiat people -- Beliefs about the environment -- The importance of sharing -- Beliefs about the whale -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : the Inupiat Ilitqusiat value system -- Appendix B : demographic information -- Appendix C : map of Alaska
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-156) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Inupiat -- Counseling of.
Inupiat -- Mental health services.
Inupiat -- Mental health.
Counseling -- methods.
Indians, North American -- psychology.
Inuits -- psychology.
Mental Health Services.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98051220
ISBN 0313030359 (electronic bk.)
9780313030352 (electronic bk.)