CULTURE, BRAIN, AND ANALGESIA
This major Runajambi Institute's scientific undertaking has been praised by peer-reviewers:
Unwitting Partners in Global Mental Health
Mario Incayawar, MD, MSc., Ph.D.,
Ron Wintrob, MD, and
Lise Bouchard, PhD.
Published by Wiley-Blackwell, London, UK, 2009
This book is a major Runajambi achievement. It is the result of a joint effort of Runajambi and the Transcultural Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association. The book is also a fruitful development of the International symposium "Psychiatrists and Healers: Unwitting Partners - A Challenge for Transcultural Psychiatry in Times of Globalization," held in Quito, Ecuador in 2005. The symposium was organized by Runajambi and sponsored by the Transcultural Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association. For our symposium details, click
SUBMITTED AND IN PREPARATION
Bouchard L. and Incayawar M. Linguistics Contribution to Psychiatry: Addressing the Overlooked Effect of Language on Behavior and Biology. Submitted to Lancet Psychiatry.
Mario Incayawar & Jean-François Saucier. The Analgesic Effect of Daring Words - A Glimpse to the Quichua Cultural Brain. In preparation for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Bouchard L., & Incayawar M., Beyond the Speech: the Unsuspected Effects of Words in Psychotherapy, and Analgesia. In Overlapping Pain and Psychiatric Syndromes, Incayawar, M., Maldonado-Bouchard S, (eds.) to be published by Oxford university Press in 2019.
Lise Bouchard. Quichua Jambi Shimicuna A multilingual medical lexicon (Quichua Spanish-French-English). In preparation.
Bouchard L. The Overlooked Impact of Quichua on the Grammar of Ecuadorian Spanish: the Trojan Effect in Linguistics, in preparation.
Restivo S, Incayawar M, Clarke JM (2020) The Social Brain: Implications for Therapeutic and Preventive Protocols in Psychiatry. In Restivo S, Einstein's Brain - Genius, Culture, and Social Networks, Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, Switzerland. More
Maldonado-Bouchard S, Bouchard L, Incayawar M (2015) Broken Promises – Indigenous Peoples’ Mental Health in South America. Lancet Psychiatry 2(1):8-10. DOI
Incayawar M, Saucier JF (2015) Exploring Pain in the Andes – Learning from the Quichua (Inca) People Experience. Postgraduate Medicine. Early Online 1-8. DOI
Maldonado Bouchard S., Bouchard L., Incayawar M (2015) Baffling Clinical Encounters: Navigating a Pain and Psychiatric Quichua Syndrome. In Bhugra, D. and Malhi G. (eds.) Troublesome Disguises: Underdiagnosed Psychiatric Symptoms, Wiley-Blackwell: London, England. MORE
Bouchard L (2013). Quichua Belief System on Language Acquisition and Social Use: Cultural Resilience in Quichua-Spanish Contact, Anthropological Linguistics , Vol. 55 (1), p. 36-60.
Mario Incayawar ( 2013). Analgesia Induced by Daring Words.- A Glimpse to the Cultural Brain. The Journal of Pain ;14 (4):S103. DOI
Bouchard L (2013). Using a Linguistic Approach in Pain Medicine: Advances in Doctor-patient Communication”, The Journal of Pain 2013, Vol.14 (4), Supplement 1, p. S7. DOI Presented at the American Pain Society's 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, , May 8-11, New Orleans.
Incayawar M, Todd K (2012) Culture, Pharmacogenomics, and Personalized Analgesia. In Culture, Brain, and Analgesia – Understanding and Managing Pain in Diverse Populations, Incayawar M, Todd K (eds.), New York, NY: Oxford University Press. MORE
Incayawar M, Maldonado-Bouchard S (2012) We Feel Pain Too – Asserting the Pain Experience of the Quichua People. In Culture, Brain, and Analgesia – Understanding and Managing Pain in Diverse Populations, Incayawar M, Todd K (eds.), New York, NY: Oxford University Press. MORE
Incayawar M, Todd K (2012) Relevance of Pain and Analgesia in Multicultural Societies. In Culture, Brain, and Analgesia – Understanding and Managing Pain in Diverse Populations, Incayawar M, Todd K (eds.), New York, NY: Oxford University Press. MORE
Bouchard L. A Linguistic Approach for Understanding Pain in the Medical Encounter. In Incayawar M, Todd, K (eds.) Culture, Brain and Analgesia: Understanding and Managing Pain in Diverse Populations, New York, USA: Oxford University Press, 2013, p. 9-19. More Info
Mario Incayawar, Lise Bouchard and Sioui Maldonado Bouchard (2010). Living without Psychiatrists in the Andes - The Indigenous Peoples' Plight and Resilience. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry;2:119-125. DOI
Incayawar and Sioui Maldonado Bouchard (2009). The Forsaken
Mental Health of the Indigenous Peoples – A Moral Case of Outrageous
Incayawar (2009). Psychiatric Case Identification Skills of Yachactaita
(Quichua Healers of the
Sioui Maldonado Bouchard (2009). South American Indigenous Knowledge of Psychotropics - The Need for Culturally Adapted Intellectual Property Rights. In Psychiatrists and Traditional Healers: Unwitting Partners in Global Mental Health, Incayawar M, Wintrob R, Bouchard L (eds.), London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Mario Incayawar (2009). Future Partnerships in Global Mental Health - Foreseeing the Encounter of Psychiatrists and Traditional Healers. In Psychiatrists and Traditional Healers: Unwitting Partners in Global Mental Health, Incayawar M, Wintrob R, Bouchard L (eds.), London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Lise Bouchard (2009). The Awakening of Collaboration Beetween Quichua Healers and Psychiatrists in the Andes. In Psychiatrists and Traditional Healers: Unwitting Partners in Global Mental Health, Incayawar M, Wintrob R, Bouchard L (eds.), London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Mario Incayawar (2007). Indigenous Peoples of South America – Inequalities in Mental Health Care. In Textbook of Culture and Mental Health Disorder, Kamaldeep Bhui and Dinesh Bhugra (eds.) London: Arnold Publishing. Free
Lise Bouchard (2005). Pharmaceutical Anthropology. In Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Society, Sal Restivo (Ed). London: Oxford University Press.
Mario Incayawar (2005). Indigenous Knowledge - Medical Contributions of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. In Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Society, Sal Restivo (Ed). London: Oxford University Press. Free
Mario Incayawar and Goffredo Bartocci (2006). Transcultural Psychiatry: perspectives on the cultural variations and the use of the dimension of the supernatural. In Advances in Psychiatry (Editor: G. N. Christodoulou) Vol II, pp 231-235. World Psychiatric Association Publications.
Mario Incayawar (2001). Are Yachactaitas (Quichua Healers) Good Diagnosticians? Transcultural Psychiatric Section, World Psychiatric Association Newsletter; 19(2):11-13.