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Author Reichman, Jill S.

Title Immigration, acculturation, and health : the Mexican diaspora / Jill S. Reichman
Published New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 291 pages)
Series The new Americans
New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Contents Mexican immigrants, health care, and acculturation -- Modeling and measuring acculturation -- Methodological considerations, data collection, and analysis -- Sociodemographic profile -- Models of health, models of illness -- Change over time in health prescriptions -- Cognitive models of how people should behave when sick -- Therapeutic options: awareness and usage of complementary and alternative medicine -- Crossing boundaries: geographical, political, and religious -- Diagnosis and treatment efficacy -- Antibiotic usage and rate of acculturation -- Nervios, stress, sadness, depression: the evolution of a mind/body discourse -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-288) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Health attitudes.
Mexican American women -- Health and hygiene -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe County.
Mexican Americans -- Medical care -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe County.
Attitude to Health -- ethnology.
Mexican Americans -- psychology.
New Mexico.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006009807
ISBN 1593322259 (electronic bk.)
9781593322250 (electronic bk.)