“Cultural neuroscience is an interdisciplinary field of research that investigates interrelations among culture, mind and the brain.”. It postulates in part that culturally based daily routines yield culturally patterned neural brain patterns and lay the pattern for the embodied construction of the self and identity. Other studies have found evidence for the prevalence of the diagnosis of disorders like AD/HD in some cultures and not in others. Implications for research on a possible link between culture, cultural neuroscience, OC/HD, diagnosis methods, illness perceptions and help seeking behavior are discussed.
The DSM-IV-TR criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and international classification ...