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Understanding and applying medical anthropology / Peter J. Brown.

By: Brown, Peter J
Language: English Publisher: Mountain View, London : Mayfield Publishing, 1998.Description: xii, 451p. : diagrs. ; 28cm.ISBN: 1559347236
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References: p.439-444. - Partial contents: Part I, Understanding medical anthropology: biocultural and cultural approaches. Stone agers on the fast lane / S. Boyd Eaton [et al.]; Dr. Darwin / L. Oliwenstein; Body size, adaptation and function / R. Martorell; Beyond the thrift gene / C. Rittenbaugh, C. - S. Goodby; Genetic prophecy / N.I. Boutté; Health and disease in prehistoric populations in transition / G.J. Armelagos; Determinants of health / T. McKeown; Cultural adaptations to endemic malaria in Sardinia / P.J. Brown; The fly that would be king / R.S. Desowitz; Social inequalities and emerging infectious diseases / Paul Farmer; Disease etiologies in non-western medical systems / George M. Foster; Sacred healing and biomedicine compared / K. Finkler; The sorcerer and his magic / C. Lévi-Strauss; The Nocebo phnomenon / R.A. Hahn; Learning to be leper / N.E. Waxler; Gender and generation in poor women's household health / Lauren Clark; Dark side of the shaman / Michael F. Brown; Trancendental medication / M. Konner; "Psychic surgery" / Philip Singer; Do psychiatric disorders differ in different cultures? / Arthur Kleinman; The epidemiology of a folk illness: Susto in Hispanic America / A.J. Rubel; The mindful body / N. Scheper-Hughes; Beyond the ivory tower / Merrill Singer; Part II, Applying medical anthropology. Ethnomedical beliefs / W.W. Dressler; Health belief and compliance: hypertension among black women / S. Heurtin-Roberts [et al.]; The hot-cold theory of disease: Puerto Rico / Alan Harwood; Ethnic variations in the chronic pain experience / Maryann S. Bates, W. Thomas Edwards; A case of lead poisoning from Mexican folk medicine / R.T. Trotter, II; A teaching framework for cross-cultural health care / Eloi A. Berlin, W.C. Fowkes; Genital herpes: an ethnographic inquiry into being discreditable in American society / M.C. Inhorn; Coping with stigma: deaf people / Gaylene Becker; The damaged self / Robert F. Murphy; AIDS as human suffering / Paul Farmer, Arthur Kleinman; Medical metaphors and women's bodies / Emily Nartin; Culture, scarcity and maternal thinking: a Brazilian shantytown / N. Scheper-Hughes; The biocultural approach in nutritional anthropology / K.A. Dettwyler; An anthropological perspective on obesity / P.J. Brown, M. Konner; Saving the children for the tobacco industry / M. Nichter, E. Cartwright; The epidemiology of functional apartheid and human rights abuses / H.K. Heggenhougen.