Prof Roland Littlewood

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Name: Roland Littlewood Email: r.littlewood@ucl.ac.uk
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Department: Dept of Anthropology Fax:
Position: Professorial Research Associate Address: , , ,
Research Domain: Neuroscience, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page:  

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    2013

    • Littlewood R, Dein S (2013). Did Christianity lead to schizophrenia? Psychosis, psychology and self reference.. Transcult Psychiatry, , - . doi:10.1177/1363461513489681

    2011

    • Dein S, Littlewood R (2011). Religion and psychosis: A common evolutionary trajectory?. Transcultural Psychiatry, 48(3), 318 - 335. doi:10.1177/1363461511402723

    2009

    • Littlewood R (2009). Neglect as project: how two societies forget. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 15(1), 113 - 130. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9655.2008.01533.x
    • Littlewood R (2009). Functionalists and zombis: Sorcery as spandrel and social rescue. Anthropology & Medicine, 16(3), 241 - 252. doi:10.1080/13648470903288872

    2008

    • Littlewood R, Jadhav S, Ryder AG (2008). A Cross-National Study of the Stigmatization of Severe Psychiatric Illness: Historical Review, Methodological Considerations and Development of the Questionnaire. Transcultural Psychiatry, 44(2), 171 - 202. doi:10.1177/1363461507077720
    • Dein S, Littlewood R (2008). The Psychology of Prayer and the Development of the Prayer Experience Questionnaire. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 11, 39 - 52.

    2007

    • Littlewood RM (2007). Limits to Agency in Psychopathology: A Comparison of Trinidad and Albania. Anthropology and Medicine, 14(1), 95 - 114. doi:10.1080/13648470601106376
    • Dein S (2007). Explanatory Models and Oversystematisation in Medical Anthropology. In Littlewood R (Ed.), The Importance of Knowing About Not Knowing (pp. 39 - 53). : Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.
    • Jadhav S, Littlewood R, Ryder AG, Chakraborty A, Jain S, Barua M (2007). Stigmatization of severe mental illness in India: Against the simple industrialization hypothesis. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 49(3), 189 - 194.
    • Littlewood R, Jadhav S, Ryder A (2007). Littlewood, R & Jadhav, S (2006): A cross national study of the stigmatisation of severe psychiatric illness: I. Methodological considerations and the development of the questionnaire. Transcultural Psychiatry. Accepted, October 2006.. Transcultural Psychiatry, 44(2), 171 - 202. doi:10.1177/1363461507077720
    • Littlewood R (2007). Coconuts and Syphilis: An essay on overinterpretation. In Littlewood R (Ed.), On Knowing and Not Knowing in the Anthropology of Medicine (pp. 18 - 27). : Left Coast Press.
    • Littlewood R (2007). On Knowing and Not Knowing in the Anthropology of Medicine.

    2006

    • Cardena I, Littlewood R (2006). Humour as Resistance: Deviance and Pathology from a Ludic Perspective. Anthropology and Medicine, 13(3), 285 - 296.
    • Littlewood R (2006). Mental health and intellectual disability: culture abd diversity. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 50(8), 555 - 561.
    • Littlewood R (2006). Colonialism and Countertransference: Two Cases of the Sexual Abuse of Women by Doctors. Transcultural Psychiatry, 43(2), 235 - 242.
    • Littlewood R (2006). Social Trends and Psychopathology. In Wells JCK, Strickland S, Laland K (Ed.), Social Information Transmission and Human Biology (pp. 259 - 267). : Taylor & Francis.

    2005

    • Littlewood R, Young A (2005). The Third Sex in Albania: An Ethnographic Note. In Shaw A, Ardener S (Ed.), Changing Sex and Bending Gender (pp. 74 - 84). : Berghahn Books.
    • Littlewood R, Bartocci G (2005). Religious Stigmata, Magnetic Fluids and Conversion Hysteria: One Survival of 'Vital Force' Theories in Scientific Medicine. Transcultural Psychiatry, 42(4), 596 - 609.
    • Dein S, Littlewood R (2005). Apocalyptic suicide: from a pathological to an eschatological interpretation. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 51(3), 198 - 210.
    • Littlewood R (2005). Commentary: Globalization, Culture, Body Image and Eating Disorders. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 28, 597 - 602.

    2004

    • Bartocci G, Littlewood R (2004). Modern Techniques of the Supernatural: A Syncretism Between Miraculous Healing and the Mass Media. Social Theory and Health, (2), 18 - 28.
    • (2004). Possession states. Psychiatry, 3:8, 8 - 10.
    • (2004). Unusual psychiatric syndromes: an introduction. Psychiatry, 3:8, 1 - 3.
    • (2004). Multiple personality disorder: a clinical and cultural account. Psychiatry, 3:8, 11 - 13.
    • Littlewood R (2004). From Elsewhere: Prophetic Visions and Dreams Among the People of the Earth. In (Ed.), Dreaming (pp. 94 - 106). : Education Publishing Foundation.

    2003

    • Littlewood R (2003). Why Narrative? Why Now?. Anthropology and Medicine, 10, 255 - 261.
    • Littlewood R (2003). Antropoloji ve yeni psikiyatri. In Sayar K (Ed.), Kultur ve. Ruh Sagligi (pp. 110 - 121). : Metis.
    • Littlewood R (2003). Cultural Psychiatry: A Perspective on Stigmatisation. In Varagunam T (Ed.), Community Mental Health Care : Issues and Challenges (pp. 62 - 64). : .
    • Littlewood R (2003). Cultural and National Aspects of Stigmatisation. In Crisp AH (Ed.), Every Family in the Land: Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination Against People with Mental Illness (pp. 14 - 17). : Royal Society of Medicine.
    • Littlewood R (2003). Mental Health Policy and its Cultural Relevance: A British Instance. In Varagunam T (Ed.), Community Mental Health Care: Issues and Challenges (pp. 53 - 60). : Colombo Sahanaya.
    • Littlewood R (2003). Anthropoloji ve yeni psikiyatri. In Sayae K (Ed.), Kultun ve (pp. 110 - 121). : Metis.

    2002

    • Littlewood R (2002). Three into Two: The Third Sex in Northern Albania. Anthropology and Medicine, 9, 37 - 50.
    • Littlewood R (2002). Trauma and the Kanun: Two Approaches to Suffering in Albanian Kosova. Journal of International Social Psychiatry, 48, 86 - 96.
    • (2002). Trauma and the Kanun: Two responses to loss in Albania and Kosova. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 48(2), 86 - 96.
    • Littlewood RM (2002). Pathologies of the West: An Anthropology of Mental Illness in Europe and America.
    • Littlewood R (2002). Commentary: Fat phobia in anorexia nervosa. In Nasser M (Ed.), Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition (pp. 55 - 60). : Brunner/Routledge.
    • Littlewood R (2002). Pathologies of the West: The Social Anthropology of Psychiatric Illness in Industrialised Societies.

    2001

    • (2001). Against Overinterpretation: The Understanding of Pain amongst Turkish and Kurdish Speakers in London. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 47(2), 20 - 33.
    • (2001). A dog that didn't bark: WHR Rivers and the multiple self. Anthropology and Medicine, 8(2/3), - .
    • Littlewood R (2001). Action Instrumentale et Casualit‚ Biosociale en Psychiatric Comparative. In (Ed.), Actes de la 4 e Journe‚ Nationale pour la Prevention du Suicid‚ (pp. 48 - 49). : Union Nationale pour la Prevention du Suicid‚.
    • (2001). Nosologie et classifications pyschiatriques selon les cultures. L'autre, Cliniques, cultures et societies, 2(3), 41 - 66.
    • (2001). Apocalyptic Suicide. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 3, 109 - 114.
    • Littlewood R (2001). Caribbean Immigration to Britain: Mental Health of the Migrant and their British Born Families. In Yilmaz Y, Weiss MG, Riecher-Rassler A (Ed.), Transcultural Psychiatry: Challenges of Diagnostical Treatment (pp. 81 - 102). : Karger.
    • (2001). Social Institutions and psychological explorations: Druze reincarnation as a therapeutic resource. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 42, 20 - 33.
    • Littlewood R (2001). Mother Earth and the Earth People. In Glazier SD (Ed.), Encylopedia of African and African-American Religions (pp. 193 - 196). : Routledge.
    • (2001). Psychiatric Stigma Across Cultures: Local Validation in Bangalore and London. Anthropology and Medicine, , - .
    • Littlewood RM (2001). Religion, Agency, Restitution.
    • (2001). Cultural constructs of psychiatric stigma: London and Bangalore. Anthropology and Medicine, 8, 1(Specia), - .
    • (2001). Social Institutions and Psychological Explanations: Druze Reincarnation as a Therapeutic Resource. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 74(2), 213 - 222.

    2000

    • (2000). Apocalyptic Suicide. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 3, 109 - 114.
    • Littlewood R, Dein S (2000). Introduction. In Littlewood R, Dein S (Ed.), Cultural Psychiatry and Medical Anthropology: An Introduction and a Reader (pp. 1 - 34). : .
    • Kareem J, Littlewood R (2000). Intercultural Therapy.
    • Littlewood R (2000). 'Culture' in the Field of Race and Mental Health. In Macbeth H, Shetty P (Ed.), Health and Ethnicity (pp. 209 - 222). : Taylor and Francis.
    • Littlewood R (2000). Pathologies of the West.
    • Littlewood R (2000). Psychiatry's Culture. In Skultan V, Cox J (Ed.), Anthropological Approaches to Psychological Medicine (pp. 66 - 93). : Jessica Kingsley.
    • (2000). Cultural Psychiatry and Medical Anthropology.

    1999

    • Littlewood R (1999). Agency and community: The location and dispersal of invidia. In Hinnells J, Porter R (Ed.), Religion, Health and Suffering (pp. 399 - 420). : Kegan Paul International.
    • Littlewood R (1999). Agency, Opposition and Resistance: A Systematic Model of Women's Mental Illness. In Pollard T (Ed.), Sex, Gender, Health (pp. 137 - 161). : Cambridge University Press Biosocial Society.
    • Littlewood R (1999). Agency, opposition and resistance: a systemic approach to psychological illness in sub-dominant groups. In Pollard TM, Hyatt SB (Ed.), Sex, Gender and Health (pp. 137 - 161). : Cambridge University Press.
    • Littlewood R (1999). Qualitative Methods of Research in Cultural Psychiatry. In Kapu AL (Ed.), Qualitative Methods in Mental Health Research (pp. 26 - 43). : National Institute of Advanced Studies.
    • Jadhav S, Littlewood R, Raguram R (1999). Circles of Desire A Therapeutic Narrative from South Asia -Translation to Creolization. In Roberts G, Holmes J (Ed.), Healing Stories: Narrative in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (pp. 90 - 105). : Oxford University Press.
    • Jadhav S, Raguram R, Littlewood R (1999). Circles of desire: myths, narratives and sexuality in India. In Roberts G, Holmes J (Ed.), Narrative Approaches in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (pp. - ). : Oxford University Press.
    • (1999). Perceptions about mental illness among pre-clinical medical students in Trinidad and Tobago. West Indian Medical Journal, 48, 81 - 84.

    1998

    • (1998). Patient Satisfaction: Ethnic origin or explanatory model?. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, (44), 1 - 11.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'War and Ethnicity' by Turton,D. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'The Encyclopaedia of Cultural Anthropology' Levinson,D. (ed). , , - .
    • Littlewood R, Dein S (1998). Classical papers in cultural psychiatry.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Charmed Lullabies' by Daniel,E.L. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). The Butterfly and the Serpent: Essays in Religion, Race and Psychiatry.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Speak of the Devil' by La Fontaine,J.S. , , - .
    • (1998). Cultural variations in the stigmatisation of mental illness. The Lancet, 352(9133), 1056 - 1057. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(98)07471-6
    • (1998). A Religious Interest Questionnaire for Use with Psychiatric Patients. Religion and Mental Health, (1), 57 - 70.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'From Feasting to Fasting' by Grimm.V.E. , , - .
    • Leavey G, Clarke G, King M, Littlewood R (1998). Health Research on the Irish in Britain. Psychiatric Bulletin, (21), 739 - 740.
    • (1998). Degrees of mastery in the work of Mary Douglas. Anthropology Today, (14), 1 - 2.
    • Littlewood R (1998). In Search of the White Tribe. In Greenberg J (Ed.), Hate thy Neighbour: the dividing lines of race and colour (pp. - ). : Camden Press Ltd.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology' by. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Food Preferences and Taste' by MacBeth,H. , , - .
    • (1998). Living Gods: In Defence of Euhemerus. Anthropology Today, , 5 - 14.
    • (1998). Mental Illness as Ritual Theatre. Performance Research, (3), 41 - 52.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Theories of Mimesis' by A.Melberg. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Oedipus ubiquitous' by Johnson,A. and Price-Willimas,D. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). From Mimesis to Appropriation in Shouter Baptism and Shango. In Clarke P (Ed.), New Trends and Developments in African Religions (pp. 121 - 140). : Greenwood.
    • Littlewood R (1998). The Butterfly and the Serpent: Essays in Psychiatry, Race and Religion.
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Mental Illness and Bodily Cures' by Braslow,J. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Carnival, Camboulay and Calypso: Traditions in the Making. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Hystories' by Showalter,E. , , - .
    • Littlewood R (1998). 'Shattered Shelves: Multiple Personality in a Postmodern World' by J.M.Glass. , , - .

    1997

    • Littlewood R, Douyon L (1997). Clinical findings in three cases of zombification. The Lancet, (350), 1094 - 1097.
    • Littlewood R (1997). La prognosi: del disturbo psichico grave. DIALOG PSYCHIAT SCIENCZE UMANE, 5, 25 - 51.
    • (1997). Spiritual Experience and Psychopathology: A Reply to Jackson and Fulford. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 4(1), 67 - 73.
    • Littlewood R (1997). Charm, Enchantment and Disenchantment. Universities Psychotherapy Review, 6, 17 - 26.
    • Littlewood R (1997). From Mimesis to Approppriation in Shouter Baptism and Shango. In Nye M, Clarke P (Ed.), African New Religions (pp. - ). : Routledge.
    • (1997). Psychopathology and Its Public Models: From a Provisional Typology to a Dramaturgy of Domestic Sieges. Anthropology and Medicine, 4(1), 25 - 43.
    • Littlewood R (1997). Identita e sue vicissitudhi. I Fogli di Oriss, 718, 85 - 103.
    • Leavey G, Clarke G, King MAL, R (1997). Health research on the Irish in Britain: invisible and excluded. Psychiatric Bulletin, 21, 739 - 740.
    • Nazroo J, Littlewood R (1997). Mental Health and Ethnicity.
    • Littlewood R, Lipsedge M (1997). Aliens and Alienists: Ethnic Minorities and Psychiatry.
    • Littlewood R (1997). Military rape. Anthropology Today, 13(2), 7 - 16.

    1994

    • Jadhav S, Littlewood R (1994). Defeat Depression Campaign: Some Medical Anthropological Issues. Psychiatric Bulletin, 18(9), 572 - 573.

    • Dein S, Littlewood R (). The voice of God. Anthropology and Medicine, , - .