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Culture and stigma: adding moral experience to stigma theory.
Definitions and theoretical models of the stigma construct have gradually progressed from an individualistic focus towards an emphasis on stigma's social aspects. Building on other theorists' notionsExpand
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Culture, Illness, and Care: Clinical Lessons from Anthropologic and Cross-Cultural Research
Major health care problems such as patient dissatisfaction, inequity of access to care, and spiraling costs no longer seem amenable to traditional biomedical solutions. Concepts derived fromExpand
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Culture, illness, and care: clinical lessons from anthropologic and cross-cultural research.
Major health care problems such as patient dissatisfaction, inequity of access to care, and spiraling costs no longer seem amenable to traditional biomedical solutions. Concepts derived fromExpand
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World Mental Health: Problems and Priorities in Low-Income Countries
1. The global context of well-being 2. Mental illness and psychiatric services 3. Suicide 4. Substance abuse 5. Violence 6. Dislocation 7. Children and youth 8. Women 9. The elderly 10. Behavior andExpand
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The heart of what's the matter The semantics of illness in Iran
  • B. Good
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Culture, medicine and psychiatry
  • 1 April 1977
Our understanding of the psychosocial and cultural dimensions of disease and illness is limited not merely by a lack of empirical knowledge but also by an inadequate medical semantics. The empiricistExpand
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American oncology and the discourse on hope
From the perspective of medical anthropology and comparative research, American oncology appears as a unique variant of international biomedical culture, particularly when contrasted with oncologicalExpand
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The place of culture in DSM-IV.
This paper critically reviews the process and outcome of an effort to enhance the cultural validity of DSM-IV and outlines recommendations to improve future diagnostic systems. An orderedExpand
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Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations
This innovative volume is an extended intellectual conversation about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. Examining the ethnography of the modern subject, this preeminent groupExpand
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Culture, diagnosis and comorbidity
  • B. Good
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Culture, medicine and psychiatry
  • 1 December 1992
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