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Medical Anthropology free pdf This important volume includes key papers which outline the history, concepts, research findings and recent controversies in medical anthropology - the cross-cultural study of health, illness and medical care. Among the topics covered are transcultural psychiatry, food and nutrition, anthropology of the body, alcohol and drug use, traditional healers, childbirth and bereavement and the applications of medical anthropology to international health issues, such as the HIV/AIDS pandemic, malaria prevention and family planning. It is a valuable resource not only for scholars and students of medical anthropology but also for health professionals working in multi-cultural settings, or in international medical aid programmes.

About Cecil G. Helman

Cecil G. Helman, Brunel University, UK A.Mu'min Chowdhury, Cecil Helman, Trisha Greenhalgh, Katherine A. Dettwyler, Philippe Bourgois, Geoffrey Hunt, Saundra Satterlee, Vikram Patel, Byron J. Good, Laurence J. Kirmayer, Harry Minas, Maurice Eisenbruch, Takesh Tamura,Annie Lau, C. Simon, Bernard Greenwood, Judy F. Pugh, Thomas Ots, Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, Hikaru Suzuki, Christopher Keane, Donald P. Warwick, Mitchell G. Weiss, Chris Lyttleton, Suzette Heald, Susanna Hausmann Muela, Joan Muela Ribera, Marcel Tanner, Mark Nichter, Sharon R. Kaufmann, Lynn M. Morgan, Hans-Jorg Rheinberger, Margarete Sandelowski, Bob Simpson.

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Author : Cecil G. Helman
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 16 October 2008
ISBN : 0754626555
EAN : 9780754626558
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 537 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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