Clinical Anthropology / Edition 1

Clinical Anthropology / Edition 1

by John A. Rush
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275955729

ISBN-13: 9780275955724

Pub. Date: 08/30/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This unique book applies concepts from the field of anthropology to clinical settings to result in a powerful and dynamic model/theory of clinical anthropology. These clinical settings could include hospitals, police and probation situations, individual and marriage and family counseling, as well as cross-cultural issues, governmental policy, and other instances of

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This unique book applies concepts from the field of anthropology to clinical settings to result in a powerful and dynamic model/theory of clinical anthropology. These clinical settings could include hospitals, police and probation situations, individual and marriage and family counseling, as well as cross-cultural issues, governmental policy, and other instances of educational delivery of concepts and behaviors that allow individuals/groups to reduce stress and move toward personal/group health. In addition to appealing to anthropology and other social/behavioral science scholars, this book will be useful to clinicians of many specialities within Western biomedicine including physicians, nurses, and health care administrators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275955724
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/30/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Becoming Who We Are

The Origins of Culture

Humans as Physical and Social Information Systems

Diagnostic Procedures

Elements of Clinical Anthropology

Culture and Conflict

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

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