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Culture and health : applying medical anthropology

Author: Michael Winkelman
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Winkelman, Michael.
Culture and health.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2009
(DLC) 2008041500
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Winkelman
ISBN: 0470403071 9780470403075
OCLC Number: 308160237
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 480 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Applied medical anthropology and health care --
Disease, illness, sickness, and the sick role --
Cultural competence in health care --
Cultural systems models --
Ethnomedical systems and health care sectors --
Transcultural psychiatry and indigenous psychology --
Medical-ecological approaches to health --
Political economy and critical medical anthropology --
Psychobiological dynamics of health --
The shamanic paradigm of ethnomedicine.
Responsibility: Michael Winkelman.

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Culture and Health offers an overview of different areas of culture and health, building on foundations of medical anthropology and health behavior theory.  Read more...

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