Roland Littlewood

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Globalization, culture, body image, and eating disorders
    Roland Litllewood
    Department of Anthropology, University College of London, UK
    Cult Med Psychiatry 28:597-602. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Apocalyptic suicide: from a pathological to an eschatological interpretation
    Simon Dein
    Department of Psychiatry, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:198-210. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Colonialism and countertransference: two cases of the sexual abuse of women by doctors
    Roland Littlewood
    University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 43:235-42. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Religion and psychosis: a common evolutionary trajectory?
    Simon Dein
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 Riding House Street, London WC1 7EY, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:318-35. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Did Christianity lead to schizophrenia? Psychosis, psychology and self reference
    Roland Littlewood
    Departments of Anthropology and Mental Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:397-420. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Strange, incredible and impossible things: the early anthropology of Reginald Scot
    Roland Littlewood
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Transcult Psychiatry 46:348-64. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A cross-national study of the stigmatization of severe psychiatric illness: historical review, methodological considerations and development of the questionnaire
    Roland Littlewood
    Centre for Medical Anthropology, University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:171-202. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental health and intellectual disability: culture and diversity
    R Littlewood
    Department of Anthropology, University College London, London, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:555-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious stigmata, magnetic fluids and conversion hysteria: one survival of 'vital force' theories in scientific medicine?
    Roland Littlewood
    University College Centre for Medical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:596-609. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Integration of sexual trauma in a religious narrative: transformation, resolution and growth among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:21-46. 2013

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Globalization, culture, body image, and eating disorders
    Roland Litllewood
    Department of Anthropology, University College of London, UK
    Cult Med Psychiatry 28:597-602. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Apocalyptic suicide: from a pathological to an eschatological interpretation
    Simon Dein
    Department of Psychiatry, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:198-210. 2005
    ..The authors examine the possible interpretations of apocalyptic suicide--a form of suicide amongst a group which believes that the world will end imminently...
  3. ncbi request reprint Colonialism and countertransference: two cases of the sexual abuse of women by doctors
    Roland Littlewood
    University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 43:235-42. 2006
    ..Colonial and postcolonial stereotypes evoked by their actions are briefly considered...
  4. doi request reprint Religion and psychosis: a common evolutionary trajectory?
    Simon Dein
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 Riding House Street, London WC1 7EY, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:318-35. 2011
    ..It is suggested that religion and schizophrenia have perhaps had a related evolutionary trajectory...
  5. ncbi request reprint Did Christianity lead to schizophrenia? Psychosis, psychology and self reference
    Roland Littlewood
    Departments of Anthropology and Mental Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:397-420. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Strange, incredible and impossible things: the early anthropology of Reginald Scot
    Roland Littlewood
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Transcult Psychiatry 46:348-64. 2009
    ..This article considers whether his methods and writing might indeed correspond to what we recognise as the procedures of medical or psychiatric anthropology...
  7. ncbi request reprint A cross-national study of the stigmatization of severe psychiatric illness: historical review, methodological considerations and development of the questionnaire
    Roland Littlewood
    Centre for Medical Anthropology, University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:171-202. 2007
    ..The difficulties of achieving cross-cultural comparability of meaning are discussed and the psychometric properties of the instrument are presented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental health and intellectual disability: culture and diversity
    R Littlewood
    Department of Anthropology, University College London, London, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:555-60. 2006
    ..Compared with that in mental illness, cultural variation in popular conceptualisations of intellectual disability has been rarely addressed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious stigmata, magnetic fluids and conversion hysteria: one survival of 'vital force' theories in scientific medicine?
    Roland Littlewood
    University College Centre for Medical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:596-609. 2005
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Integration of sexual trauma in a religious narrative: transformation, resolution and growth among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:21-46. 2013
    ..We conclude by discussing the findings in the light of the existing literature on the interaction of trauma and spirituality...
  11. doi request reprint Depression and the medicalization of sadness: conceptualization and recommended help-seeking
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:165-75. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:548-70. 2010
    ..We conclude by discussing the clinical implications of this religious narrative, highlighting the importance of incorporating existential issues into clinical practice...
  13. pmc Stigmatization of severe mental illness in India: Against the simple industrialization hypothesis
    Sushrut Jadhav
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, London, UK
    Indian J Psychiatry 49:189-94. 2007
    ..The present study deploys such a scale and examines stigmatizing attitudes towards the severely mentally ill among rural and urban community dwellers in India...
  14. ncbi request reprint The doctor's medicine and the ambiguity of amulets: life and suffering among Bangladeshi psychiatric patients and their families in London--an interview study--1
    Roland Littlewood
    a Departments of Anthropology and Mental Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Anthropol Med 20:244-63. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint 'Islamic fatalism': life and suffering among Bangladeshi psychiatric patients and their families in London--an interview study 2
    Roland Littlewood
    a Departments of Anthropology and Mental Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Anthropol Med 20:264-77. 2013
    ..This paper offers an interpretation of this apparent 'fatalism', which argues for the logical downplaying of human agency and ambition in archaic Arabia, contemporary rural Sylhet and among first generation Sylheti migrants in London. ..