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Author MacLachlan, Malcolm.

Title Culture and health / Malcolm MacLachlan
Published Chichester, England ; New York : J. Wiley & Sons, 1997


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Description xv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Wiley series in culture and professional practice
Wiley series in culture and professional practice.
Contents 1. Culture and Health -- 2. Understanding Cultural Differences -- 3. Culture-bound Syndromes -- 4. Culture and Mental Health -- 5. Culture and Physical Health -- 6. Culture and Treatment -- 7. Culturally Sensitive Health Services -- 8. Promoting Health across Cultures
Summary Physical and mental symptoms often point beyond the individuals who experience them, to the communities and cultures to which they belong. In his exploration of the interplay between culture and health, MacLachlan emphasises the practical implications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cultural awareness.
Ethnic groups.
Minorities -- Health and hygiene.
Ethnic groups -- Health and hygiene.
Transcultural medical care.
Attitude to Health.
Cultural Characteristics.
Ethnic Groups.
Ethnic Groups.
Minority Groups.
LC no. 97008648
ISBN 0471966266 (paperback)