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Author Kleinman, Arthur.

Title Patients and healers in the context of culture : an exploration of the borderland between anthropology, medicine, and psychiatry / Arthur Kleinman
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1980]
Berkeley, Carlifornia : University of California Press, [1980]
©1980
©1980

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Description xvi, 427 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Comparative studies of health systems and medical care ; 3
Comparative studies of health systems and medical care ; 3
Contents Includes index
Summary Kleinman, a psychiatrist, trained in anthropology, reports on his studies of health care in Taiwan. He describes his observations of clinical interviews between various medical practitioner, folk-healers, temple medicine men, and Chinese-style and Western-style physicians and their patients. He stress the importance of adopting the proper cultural perspective, making ones interpretations within that framework
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-414) and index
Subject Ethnology -- Taiwan.
Cross-cultural studies.
Traditional medicine -- Taiwan.
Health services -- Taiwan
Health services, Indigenous
Intercultural communication.
Medical anthropology -- Taiwan.
Medical anthropology.
Medicine -- Taiwan.
Psychiatry -- Taiwan.
Psychiatry, Transcultural.
Sick -- Psychology.
Social medicine.
Social medicine -- Taiwan.
Anthropology, Cultural.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Health Services.
Health Services, Indigenous.
Medical Snthropology
Medicine.
Psychiatry.
Sick Role.
Sociology, Medical.
Taiwan.
LC no. 78057311
ISBN 9780520045118 (paperback)
Other Titles Exploration of the borderland between anthropology, medicine, and psychiatry