Culture and Health: Applying Medical Anthropology

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John Wiley & Sons, 5.12.2008 г. - 512 страници
Culture and Health offers an overview of different areas of culture and health, building on foundations of medical anthropology and health behavior theory. It shows how to address the challenges of cross-cultural medicine through interdisciplinary cultural-ecological models and personal and institutional developmental approaches to cross-cultural adaptation and competency. The book addresses the perspectives of clinically applied anthropology, trans-cultural psychiatry and the medical ecology, critical medical anthropology and symbolic paradigms as frameworks for enhanced comprehension of health and the medical encounter. Includes cultural case studies, applied vignettes, and self-assessments.
 

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CHAPTER
INDIGENOUS PSYCHOLOGY
SELFASSESSMENT
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
THEINTEGRATIVE MODE OFCONSCIOUSNESS
BASES FOR SHAMANISTIC THERAPIES
EXPERIENCES AND HEALING
REFERENCES

WHAT IS SHAMANISM?
PRACTICES
CULTURE AND PERSONALITY
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Michael Winkelman, MPH, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University and former Head of Sociocultural Anthropology. For 16 years he directed the Ethnographic Field School in Ensenada, BC, Mexico.

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