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The anthropology of medicine : from culture to method / Lola Romanucci-Ross, Daniel E. Moerman, Laurence R. Tancredi, and contributors.

; Moerman, Daniel E ; Tancredi, Laurence R
New York, N.Y. : Praeger, 1983.
ISBN 0030621925

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Other Authors Moerman, Daniel E.
Romanucci-Ross, Lola.
Tancredi, Laurence R.
Subjects Anthropologie médicale.
Anthropology, Cultural.
Culturele antropologie.
Maladies mentales.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Medical anthropology.
Medicine, Traditional.
Mental illness -- Social aspects.
Médecine populaire.
Psychiatry, Transcultural.
Traditional medicine.
Description xiii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1983.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Folk medicine and metaphor in the context of medicalization : syncretics in curing practices / Lola Romanucci-Ross -- Aztec and European medicine in the New World, 1521-1600 / Clara Sue Kidwell -- Traditional medicine and Western medical options among the Ningerum of Papua New Guinea / Robert L. Welsch -- Doctors or deceivers? : the Siberian Khanty shaman and Soviet medicine / Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer -- Studying outcomes of mexican spiritualist therapy / Kaja Finkler -- Shamanistic healing among the Digueño Indians of Southern California / Spencer L. Rogers and Lorraine Evernham -- Anarchy, abjection, and absurdity : a case of metaphoric medicine among the Tabwa of Zaire / Allen F. Roberts -- The symbolic roots of three potent Iroquois medicinal plants / James W. Herrick -- Physiology and symbols : the anthropological implications of the placebo effect / Daniel E. Moerman -- Culture, nutrition, and health / Pertti J. Pelto and Gretel H. Pelto -- The antibiotic and healing potential of plants used for teeth cleaning / Memory Elvin-Lewis -- Naturally occurring dietary antibiotics and human health / Margaret Keith and George J. Armelagos -- Malaria, medicine, and meals : plant use among the Hausa and its impact on disease / Nina L. Etkin and Paul J. Ross -- On madness, deviance, and culture / Lola Romanucci-Ross -- Psychiatry and social control / Laurence R. Tancredi -- Psychosomatic illness in the Chinese cultural context / Jen-Yi Wang -- Mental health, traditional beliefs, and the moral order among Yemenite Jews in Israel / Phyllis Palgi -- Psychotherapy : brave new world or requiem for misguided idealism? / Igor Grant -- Ideology and order in the operating room / Marcia Elliott Felker -- Pangolins and advocates : vulnerability and self-protection in a mental patients' rights agency / Lawrence B. Radine.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8708502
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