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The Resource Culture, health, and illness, Cecil G. Helman

Culture, health, and illness, Cecil G. Helman

Label
Culture, health, and illness
Title
Culture, health, and illness
Statement of responsibility
Cecil G. Helman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This new edition meets the ever-growing need for a clear starting point in understanding the clinical significance of cultural and social factors. The book addresses the complex interactions between health, illness and culture by setting out anthropological theory in a highly, readable jargon-free style
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Helman, Cecil
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN296
LC item number
.H45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 31
NLM item number
H478c 2007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical anthropology
  • Social medicine
  • Social Medicine
  • Sociology, Medical
  • Anthropology
  • Medical anthropology
  • Social medicine
  • Sociale geneeskunde
  • Medische sociologie
Label
Culture, health, and illness, Cecil G. Helman
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the scope of medical anthropology -- The body : cultural definitions of anatomy and physiology -- Diet and nutrition -- Caring and curing : the sectors of health care -- Doctor-patient interactions -- Gender and reproduction -- Pain and culture -- Culture and pharmacology : drugs, alcohol and tobacco -- Ritual and the management of misfortune -- Cross-cultural psychiatry -- Cultural aspects of stress and suffering -- Migration, globalization and health -- Telemedicine and the Internet -- New bodies, new selves : genetics and biotechnology -- Cultural factors in epidemiology -- The AIDS pandemic -- Tropical diseases : malaria and leprosy -- Medical anthropology and global health -- New research methods in medical anthropology -- Appendix. Journals and Websites
Control code
74966843
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
viii, 501 pages
Isbn
9780340914502
Lccn
2008270774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)74966843
Label
Culture, health, and illness, Cecil G. Helman
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the scope of medical anthropology -- The body : cultural definitions of anatomy and physiology -- Diet and nutrition -- Caring and curing : the sectors of health care -- Doctor-patient interactions -- Gender and reproduction -- Pain and culture -- Culture and pharmacology : drugs, alcohol and tobacco -- Ritual and the management of misfortune -- Cross-cultural psychiatry -- Cultural aspects of stress and suffering -- Migration, globalization and health -- Telemedicine and the Internet -- New bodies, new selves : genetics and biotechnology -- Cultural factors in epidemiology -- The AIDS pandemic -- Tropical diseases : malaria and leprosy -- Medical anthropology and global health -- New research methods in medical anthropology -- Appendix. Journals and Websites
Control code
74966843
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
viii, 501 pages
Isbn
9780340914502
Lccn
2008270774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)74966843

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