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Social and Cultural Context of Medicine in India (Main Currents in Indian Sociology, No 4)

by Giri Raj Gupta

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Published by Stosius Inc/Advent Books Division .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India,
  • Anthropology,
  • Illness & addiction: social aspects,
  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Social medicine,
  • Anthropology (Specific Aspects),
  • Sociology Of Medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7776770M
    ISBN 100706907930
    ISBN 109780706907933

      Abstract. Cultural beliefs play a major role in the diagnosis and treatment of many mental health problems. When people approach the mental health system, they bring with them their values, belief system and cultural background to the treatment encounters.   Introduction. The academic discipline of social medicine has struggled to find a precise definition for over a century. This struggle is exemplified by the classic social medicine course book, The Social Medicine Reader, edited by faculty from the Department of Social Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, which offers an expansive view of social medicine's concerns [].

    Key World Religions Today. Today the world’s largest religion is Christianity, to which more than 2 billion people, or about one-third the world’s population, ianity began 2, years ago in Palestine under the charismatic influence of Jesus of Nazareth and today is a Western religion, as most Christians live in the Americas and in Europe. determinants of health, communicate the determinants of health in New Zealand and examine strategies to address them.’ In response, the Committee commenced a programme of work on the social, cultural and economic determinants of health in April The overall purpose of the programme is to provide advice to the Minister of.

    India Goes to School sheds valuable light on the social and cultural roots of these policies.” (Jean Dreze, Honorary Professor, Delhi School of Economics) “Written with great clarity and authority, in this book, Shivali Tukdeo examines the complexities of national interests and global compulsions. Cultural diversity is important because our country, workplaces, and schools increasingly consist of various cultural, racial, and ethnic groups. We can learn from one another, but first we must have a level of understanding about each other in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation.


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Social and Cultural Context of Medicine in India (Main Currents in Indian Sociology, No 4) by Giri Raj Gupta Download PDF EPUB FB2

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