Jane's publications have focused on the cultural imperialism inherent in much mental health care in low income countries and the challenges of integrating Western and traditional approaches to emotional distress. She is particularly interested in the effects of cultural globalisation and language on personal identity, and the development of appropriate mental health curricula for African countries.
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Gilbert, J. (2009) Power and ethics in psychosocial counselling: reflections on the experience of an international NGO providing services for Iraqi refugees in Jordan. Intervention Vol 7(1), 50-60.
Gilbert, J. (2008) Mental health: culture, language and power.
In Global Health Watch 2. Zed Books.
Bulletin of Community Mental Health and Wellbeing, September issue.
Gilbert, J. (2007) What is it to be human? Finding meaning in a cultural context.
The Networker (BOND), Issue 67, 10-11.
Gilbert, J. (2006) Boys becoming men.
In Men of the Global South. Adam Jones (Ed). Zed Books.
Gilbert, J. (2006) Cultural imperialism revisited: Counselling and Globalisation.
International Journal of Critical Psychology, Special Issue: Critical Psychology in Africa, 17, 10-28.
In Africa on a Global Stage. Tanya Lyons & Geralyn Pye (Eds). Africa World Press Inc: Eritrea.
Gilbert, J. (2005) Putting minds to the matter.
The Health Exchange, Nov, 17-19.
The Health Exchange, August, 31-33.
Gilbert, J. (2005) Humility helps find cultural solutions.
People in Aid Newsletter, July, 8.
Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, 16(1), 5-6.
Development in Practice, 15 (1), 64-69.
Gilbert, J. (2004) Staff support.
In Good Practice in Mental Health. Jackie Pritchard & Tony Ryan (Eds). Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Mental Health Practice, 16(10), 31-33.
The Health Exchange, April, 18-19 and June, 22-24.
Gilbert, J. (2000) Crossing the cultural divide?
The Health Exchange, April, 15-16.
Development in Practice 29(3), 287-295.
Clinical Psychology Forum, 75, 3-5.
Gilbert, J. (1994) A Gambian Experience.
Changes, 12(3), 165-169.