Healing Logics Culture and Medicine in Modern Health Belief Systems

Scholars in folklore and anthropology are more directly involved in various aspects of medicine-such as medical education, clinical pastoral care, and negotiation of transcultural issues-than ever before. Old models of investigation that artificially isolated ""folk medicine,""...

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Main Author: Brady, Erika.
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Language:English
Published: Logan : Utah State University Press, 1802.
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505 0 |a Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 Introduction; 2 Understanding Folk Medicine; Places and Practitioners; 3 Invisible Hospitals: Botánicas in Ethnic Health Care; 4 The Poor Man's Medicine Bag: The Empirical Folk Remedies of Tillman Waggoner; Communication and the Interplay of Systems; 5 Integrating Personal Health Belief Systems: Patient-Practitioner Communication; 6 Competing Logics and the Construction of Risk; The New Age Dilemma; 7 The New Age Sweat Lodge; 8 Evergreen: The Enduring Voice of a Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Healer; Taking It In: The Observer Healed 
505 8 |a 9 Reflections on the Experience of Healing:Whose Logic? Whose Experience?10 The Hózhó Factor: The Logic of Navajo Healing; Further Investigation; Bibliography: Folklore and Medicine; Contributors; Index 
520 |a Scholars in folklore and anthropology are more directly involved in various aspects of medicine-such as medical education, clinical pastoral care, and negotiation of transcultural issues-than ever before. Old models of investigation that artificially isolated ""folk medicine,"" ""complementary and alternative medicine,"" and ""biomedicine"" as mutually exclusive have proven too limited in exploring the real-life complexities of health belief systems as they observably exist and are applied by contemporary Americans. Recent research strongly suggests that individuals construct t 
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650 4 |a Healing. 
650 4 |a Medical anthropology. 
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650 2 |a Medicine, Traditional 
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650 2 |a Complementary Therapies 
650 2 |a Cross-Cultural Comparison 
650 2 |a Mind-Body Therapies 
650 2 |a Culture 
650 2 |a Anthropology 
650 2 |a Spiritual Therapies 
650 2 |a Therapeutics 
650 2 |a Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment 
650 2 |a Sociology 
650 2 |a Social Sciences 
650 2 |a Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena 
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650 7 |a Anthropology  |2 HILCC 
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