Black Academy Press, Inc

Publishers of the Black World

AFRICAN STUDENTS IN ALIEN CULTURES By AMECHI ANUMONYE, M.D.

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This book is a major contribution by a Psychiatrist to the descriptive and comparative study of emotional stress among African students overseas. Illustrating some aspects of the major characterisitics of a specified group of African students in Britain, their background, socio-cultural factors, their attitudes and personality traits and the psychological stresses (worries and anxieties) that they experience in Britain.

The study might as well have been done in the United States and the students involved might as well have been white students in an African setting. A useful companion for anyone studying or planning to study or live abroad. A useful guide also for counselors and administrators involved with foreign students or foreign programs.

Dr. Amechi Anumonye, MD, was formerly the Director of the Department of Psychiatry, Martland Hospital Unit, New Jersey College of Medicine.

150 pp.  48 tables, bibliography