Anthropologies of Medicine

A Colloquium on West European and North American Perspectives

  • Beatrix Pfleiderer
  • Gilles Bibeau

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-6
  2. About the Origins of this Volume

    1. Beatrix Pfleiderer
      Pages 7-9
  3. Culture-Specific Psychosomatic Paradigms

  4. Sociosomatics and Ethnicity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. René Devisch
      Pages 69-86
    3. Margaret Lock
      Pages 87-103
  5. Local Cultures of Biomedicine

  6. From Patients’ Complaints to Cultural Narrative

About this book

Keywords

Anthropologie anthropology cancer diagnosis family medicine oncology psychosomatic medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Beatrix Pfleiderer
    • 1
  • Gilles Bibeau
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für EthnologieUniversität HamburgHamburg 13Germany
  2. 2.Department of Anthropology, Départment d’ AnthropologieUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-322-87859-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Fachmedien 1991
  • Publisher Name Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-528-07820-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-322-87859-5
  • About this book