Women as Healers, Women as Patients: Mental Health Care and Traditional Healing in Puerto Rico

Women as Healers, Women as Patients: Mental Health Care and Traditional Healing in Puerto Rico

by Joan D. Koss-Chioino
     
 

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Drawing on data from the Therapist-Spiritist Training Project, which brought together mental health professionals, medical doctors, and spirit mediums, Koss-Chioino examines how the symptoms and causes of women's emotional distress and psychiatric disorders are perceived and treated by biomedical practitioners and folk healers in Puerto Rico. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780813383217
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
09/28/1992
Pages:
237

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