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Culture, Health and Illness

An Introduction for Health Professionals

Culture, Health and Illness by Cecil G. Helman
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Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals, Second edition discusses the fundamentals of medical anthropology. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that present both the theoretical framework and case histories relevant to the topic.
The coverage of the text includes the relationship of culture to various health related concepts, such as pain, pharmacology, stress, and epidemiology. The book also discusses the doctor-patient relation, the various sectors of health care, and the scope of medical anthropology.
The text will be of great use to professionals in health related fields. Researchers and practitioners of anthropology, sociology, and psychology will also benefit from this book.
Elsevier Science; March 2014
354 pages; ISBN 9781483141398
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Title: Culture, Health and Illness
Author: Cecil G. Helman