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Laurence J. Kirmayer

Laurence J. Kirmayer

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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 89 Citations 23,112 213 World Ranking 55 National Ranking 6

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Awards & Achievements

2015 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Academy of Social Sciences

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Psychiatry

Laurence J. Kirmayer mostly deals with Psychiatry, Mental health, Clinical psychology, Distress and Somatization. Her research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of Social environment and Psychiatry. Her Mental health study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Psychological intervention, Nursing, Public health and Health care.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Somatization disorder and MEDLINE in addition to Clinical psychology. Laurence J. Kirmayer combines subjects such as Attribution, Cognition, Cross-cultural studies and Anxiety with her study of Distress. Her studies in Somatization integrate themes in fields like Negative affectivity, Big Five personality traits, Help-seeking and Alexithymia.

Her most cited work include:

  • Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees: general approach in primary care (598 citations)
  • Somatization and the recognition of depression and anxiety in primary care (535 citations)
  • Cultural variations in the clinical presentation of depression and anxiety: implications for diagnosis and treatment. (511 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Psychiatry, Mental health, Clinical psychology, Distress and Social psychology. Anxiety, Depression, Worry, Psychosocial and Chronic fatigue syndrome are the primary areas of interest in her Psychiatry study. Her research investigates the connection between Mental health and topics such as Health care that intersect with problems in Public relations.

Her study ties her expertise on Cognition together with the subject of Clinical psychology. Her research on Distress often connects related areas such as Somatization. Her research investigates the link between Social psychology and topics such as Narrative that cross with problems in Identity.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Psychiatry (31.60%)
  • Mental health (30.06%)
  • Clinical psychology (15.95%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Mental health (30.06%)
  • Psychiatry (31.60%)
  • Psychological intervention (11.35%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her primary areas of study are Mental health, Psychiatry, Psychological intervention, Clinical psychology and Cultural competence. Her Mental health research includes themes of Indigenous, Social determinants of health, Health care and Public relations. Her Psychiatry study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Structural violence, Social environment, Narrative and Position paper.

Her Psychological intervention study incorporates themes from Psychosocial, Perinatal Depression, Stigma and Immigration. Her studies in Distress and DSM-5 are all subfields of Clinical psychology research. In her work, Psychosis is strongly intertwined with Ethnic group, which is a subfield of Cultural competence.

Between 2013 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Rethinking Historical Trauma (226 citations)
  • Mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Syrians affected by armed conflict. (156 citations)
  • Toward a new architecture for global mental health. (131 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Psychiatry

Laurence J. Kirmayer focuses on Mental health, Psychiatry, Psychological intervention, Nursing and Indigenous. Her Mental health research integrates issues from Context and Psychopathology. Her work carried out in the field of Psychiatry brings together such families of science as Social environment, Narrative and Position paper.

Her research on Psychological intervention frequently links to adjacent areas such as Clinical psychology. The various areas that Laurence J. Kirmayer examines in her Nursing study include Health care and Competence. The concepts of her Middle Eastern Mental Health Issues & Syndromes study are interwoven with issues in Help-seeking, Distress, Immigration and Mental health literacy.

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Top Publications

Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees: general approach in primary care

Laurence J. Kirmayer;Lavanya Narasiah;Marie Munoz;Meb Rashid.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (2011)

1206 Citations

Culture and somatization: clinical, epidemiological, and ethnographic perspectives.

Laurence J. Kirmayer;Allan Young.
Psychosomatic Medicine (1998)

920 Citations

Cultural variations in the clinical presentation of depression and anxiety: implications for diagnosis and treatment.

Laurence J. Kirmayer.
The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (2001)

914 Citations

Somatization and the recognition of depression and anxiety in primary care

Laurence J. Kirmayer;James M. Robbins;Michael Dworkind;Mark J. Yaffe.
American Journal of Psychiatry (1993)

887 Citations

The mental health of Aboriginal peoples: transformations of identity and community.

Laurence J Kirmayer;Gregory M Brass;Caroline L Tait.
The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (2000)

815 Citations

Healing traditions: culture, community and mental health promotion with Canadian Aboriginal peoples

Laurence Kirmayer;Cori Simpson;Margaret Cargo.
Australasian Psychiatry (2003)

716 Citations

Somatoform Disorders: Time for a New Approach in DSM-V

Richard Mayou;Laurence J. Kirmayer;Greg Simon;Kurt Kroenke.
American Journal of Psychiatry (2005)

624 Citations

Three forms of somatization in primary care: prevalence, co-occurrence, and sociodemographic characteristics.

Laurence J. Kirmayer;James M. Robbins.
Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (1991)

599 Citations

Rethinking Resilience from Indigenous Perspectives

Laurence J Kirmayer;Stéphane Dandeneau;Elizabeth Marshall;Morgan Kahentonni Phillips.
The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (2011)

583 Citations

Cultural variations in the response to psychiatric disorders and emotional distress.

Laurence J. Kirmayer;Laurence J. Kirmayer.
Social Science & Medicine (1989)

528 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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