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Culture and Health [electronic resource] : A Critical Perspective Towards Global Health.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470847374Publication details: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2006.ISBN:
  • 9780470035689
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Culture and Health : A Critical Perspective Towards Global HealthDDC classification:
  • 362.1089
LOC classification:
  • RA418.5.T73 M33 2006eb
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; About the Author; Critical acclaim for the First Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; 1: Culture and health; 2: Understanding cultural differences; 3: Cultures and their 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; 9: Global health; Postscript; References; Index;
Summary: Most Western health professionals practice in multicultural societies. The influence of culture on illness, health and rehabilitation is therefore very important. Despite this, most lower level health psychology texts skim over these differences and assume our traditional biomedical approach will be appropriate for all.
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Cover; Contents; About the Author; Critical acclaim for the First Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; 1: Culture and health; 2: Understanding cultural differences; 3: Cultures and their 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; 9: Global health; Postscript; References; Index;

Most Western health professionals practice in multicultural societies. The influence of culture on illness, health and rehabilitation is therefore very important. Despite this, most lower level health psychology texts skim over these differences and assume our traditional biomedical approach will be appropriate for all.