Culture, Health and Illness
Cecil G. Helman
[KINDLE] Î Culture, Health and Illness | By å Cecil G. Helman
Feb 24, 2020 - 21:06 PMBy Cecil G. Helman

Culture, Health and Illness is an introduction to the role of cultural and social factors in health and disease, showing how an understanding of these factors can improve medical care and health education The book demonstrates how different cultural, social or ethnic groups explain the causes of ill health, the types of treatment they believe in, and to whom they would tuCulture, Health and Illness is an introduction to the role of cultural and social factors in health and disease, showing how an understanding of these factors can improve medical care and health education The book demonstrates how different cultural, social or ethnic groups explain the causes of ill health, the types of treatment they believe in, and to whom they would turn if they were ill It discusses the relationship of these beliefs and practices to the instance of certain diseases, both physical and psychological This new edition has been extended and modernized with new material added to every chapter In addition, there is a new chapter on new research methods in medical anthropology , and the book in now illustrated where appropriate Anyone intending to follow a career in medicine, allied health, nursing or counseling will benefit from reading this book at an early stage in their career
  • Title: Culture, Health and Illness
  • Author: Cecil G. Helman
  • ISBN: 9780750604789
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Paperback

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Jaymee Feb 24, 2020 - 21:06 PM
Perfect overview of medical anthropology yet without seeming like your ordinary textbook Terms and concepts are well defined and explained, with case studies that supplement your understanding.
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Culture, Health and Illness By Cecil G. Helman Culture, Health and Illness is an introduction to the role of cultural and social factors in health and disease, showing how an understanding of these factors can improve medical care and health education The book demonstrates how different cultural, social or ethnic groups explain the causes of ill health, the types of treatment they believe in, and to whom they would tuCulture, Health and Illness is an introduction to the role of cultural and social factors in health and disease, showing how an understanding of these factors can improve medical care and health education The book demonstrates how different cultural, social or ethnic groups explain the causes of ill health, the types of treatment they believe in, and to whom they would turn if they were ill It discusses the relationship of these beliefs and practices to the instance of certain diseases, both physical and psychological This new edition has been extended and modernized with new material added to every chapter In addition, there is a new chapter on new research methods in medical anthropology , and the book in now illustrated where appropriate Anyone intending to follow a career in medicine, allied health, nursing or counseling will benefit from reading this book at an early stage in their career

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