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This article focusses on the mobility of patients in treat ment for pulmonary tuberculosis and the relationship of this behavior with the ways in which this disease is understood and cared for. We performed ethnographic research between 2016 and 2017 in Baja California, Mexico, with participant observation; interviews and conversations with patient...
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The non-recombinant region of the Y chromosome (NRY) contains a great number of polymorphic markers that allows to accurately reconstruct pedigree relationships and retrieve ancestral information from study samples. The analysis of NRY is typically implemented in anthropological, medical, and forensic studies. High-throughput sequencing (HTS) has p...
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Screening refugees for mental health issues, medical assistants use a digital tool that produces a numerical score but also, importantly, attunes to the moods of their clients and the atmospheres of their homes. In this article, we propose the concept of numeration-attunement as helpful for medical anthropology. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork co...
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Biocultural approaches in anthropology originated from a desire to dissolve the nature/culture divide that is entrenched in the discipline. Whereas biocultural approaches were born under the umbrella of medical anthropology, by the late 1990s, biology-centered approaches to bioculturalism had been mostly taken up by human biologists in biological a...
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Antimicrobial resistance, or AMR, is a global challenge, with the WHO declaring it one of the ‘top 10 global public health threats facing humanity’. Specifically, the WHO, governments and researchers have highlighted the ‘misuse and overuse of antimicrobials’, and the lack of clean water, sanitation and preventative measures, specifically noting co...
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Purpose: Gun violence is a growing public health epidemic that disproportionately affects underserved and minority communities. Our study sought to document patient experiences of community gun violence as a theme that emerged in the context of interviews exploring community-level factors influencing patients' engagement in primary care within the...
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As photography becomes more prevalent in ethnographic research, scholars should more seriously consider the photo essay as a medium for sharing their work. In this Position Piece, we present guidelines for the creation of ethnographic photo essays for medical anthropology that do not simply combine image and text, but create a balance that allows w...
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Methods in anthropological inquiry evolve; from the early days of armchair anthropologists relying on travellers' accounts, to the ethnographic immersion of participant-observers, to virtual ethnographic engagement in cyberspace. While fieldwork is redefined in its locations and practices, this necessitates changes to our modes of inquiry. Shifts i...
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INTRODUCTION: Traditionally, anamnesis, or medical interviews, have been the main tool in diagnosing health issues and indicating therapeutic intervention. Medical interviews perform clinical methods and hence medical theory. OBJECTIVE: In this paper, we will present a learning experience process gained during an introductory course on research. ME...
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The study presented in this article is about the role played by imagination when national and international organisations convey the idea of a dystopian crisis involved in the real transition to a postantibiotic era. The present is an era that can be defined as a time when no new antibiotics are discovered or developed, and existing antibiotics sim...
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY I am a British trained Medical Anthropologist with 30 years of research experience and teaching in medical anthropology and medical education. My specialist knowledge is in curriculum design and teaching in medical education and in the humanities in Cape Town, South Africa and Edinburgh, Scotland. I have set up and managed a nu...
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En el presente trabajo se aborda un caso-ejemplo de una terapia de cannabis de una madre y su hijo que fuera diagnosticado con Trastorno del Espectro Autista. Partiendo de estudios previos sobre la construcción en redes de intercambio de un “saber-hacer” sobre el cannabis terapéutico y de las categorías clásicas de la antropología médica de Menénde...
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Over the past 40 years, post- and de-colonial ideas have developed and emerged from the circulation of the works of various intellectuals within the humanities and social sciences. These include the writings of Franz Fanon, Valentin-Yves Mudimbe and Edward Said. Research conducted by other scholars, some part of Subaltern Studies, such as Gayatri S...
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Reconociendo la vigencia, aunque también los límites, del paradigma biomédico y los biologicismos en las ciencias médicas, la antropología médica provoca tanto nuevas preguntas de investigación, como debates actualizados orientados por los enfoques contemporáneos de complejidad, integralidad y salud colectiva. Nuevas investigaciones etnográficas mu...
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Reconociendo la vigencia, aunque también los límites, del paradigma biomédico y los biologicismos en las ciencias médicas, la antropología médica provoca tanto nuevas preguntas de investigación, como debates actualizados orientados por los enfoques contemporáneos de complejidad, integralidad y salud colectiva. Nuevas investigaciones etnográficas mu...
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Until certain time, in social sciences and humanities the human body has usually been conceptualized as a universal biological basis on which culture performs its infinite diversity. In recent decades, the perception of the body primarily as a biological organism has been replaced by a more complex view: the body as an object of research is seen as...
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A profession is not just a source to provide occupations to serve people by simply utilizing the knowledge as taught in the curriculum but to serve people with reproducible and verifiable facts. Professionals should be ready to abandon any indoctrinated knowledge if found worthless or harmful when applied. Not only that, the professionals should le...
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Objectives: The research aimed at identifying characteristics and forms of interaction between civil society actors, mobilised by the interest of the welfare of children coming from the inland states of Venezuela, who receive health treatment in Caracas, as part of a Porter value chain. The main processes of this chain are outlined, and interaction...
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[FR] Cette réflexion critique anthropologique met en lumière la construction sociale du soin au Québec que la pandémie de COVID-19 a révélée. Au travers de l’analyse de symboles ayant circulé dans l’espace public québécois, nous tenterons de réfléchir à la manière dont la crise sanitaire a pu justifier et exacerber les inégalités, les vulnérabilité...
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Since the early 2000s, there has been an expansion of transgenic soybean cultivation in the Conosur, which has involved an exponential increase in the volumes of pesticides used in the region. Social sciences have emphasized the analysis of socio-environmental conflicts to resist the various problems that this productive model entails. Uruguay, alt...
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In most Mediterranean countries, people diagnosed with severe mental disorders (SMDs) are typically cared for by the mother, causing a significant burden on people in this family role. Based on a broader mental health participatory action and qualitative research carried out in Catalonia (Spain) of 12 in-depth interviews and 3 focus groups, this ar...
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Summary Medical anthropology is less known and therefore insufficiently exploited in Republic of Moldova. This field is a domain of knowledge evolved internationally with enormous potential resources and rapidly evolving, with the aim of integrating the perspectives of biology and culture on life, health, disease and healing, but also of humanity...
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Background Seeking traditional remedies following snakebites leads to avoidable deaths in rural settings in developing countries. Methods In this case series study, we identified and recruited 169 snakebite survivors in Baringo county, a hard-to-reach region in northwestern Kenya, who experienced snakebites from 2010 to 2020 using a snowballing te...
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In holistic care, traditional medicines and non-biomedical healing, the physical presence of receivers and providers is essential, as they often incorporate spiritual care and therapies, as well as touching, manual techniques and other bodily manipulations. Approximating rituals, in these practices, (health)care and religion/spirituality blend. Thi...
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Dedicated to Susan DiGiacomo, this book addresses through an international lens the experiences of illness, the challenges of care, the politics and biopolitics of health and the ethical dilemmas related to subjectivity and afflictions in current medical care. In an era of biomedical technology and life-prolonging treatments, taking into account th...
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With an eye to health equity and community engagement in the context of the initial COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, the COVID-19-related concerns of the Latinx (Hispanic/Latino) community in southern San Diego (California, USA) were examined using 42 rapid, ethnographically-informed interviews and two focus groups conducted in early-mid 2021. An anthrop...
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During the Ebola outbreak that hit Guinea in 2014, most of the people employed at the Wonkifong Ebola treatment unit were from Africa or Cuba. Despite the recruitment of black personnel, the unit exposes how the humanitarian infrastructure exploited Guinean workers as if their lives were less vulnerable than those of the foreign personnel. The Afri...
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Pre-existing medical conditions and co-infections are common to all human populations, although the natures of the pre-existing conditions and the types of co-infections vary. For these reasons, among others, the arrival of a highly infectious pathogenic agent may differentially affect the disease burden in different sub-populations, as a function...
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El abordaje interdisciplinario sigue siendo un desafío para las políticas de salud mental implementadas a través de los programas y centros de tratamiento y rehabilitación del consumo de drogas en Chile y Latinoamérica. En este artículo se analiza y discute la necesidad de incluir la perspectiva de la antropología sociocultural en el funcionamiento...
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Mexican immigrants in the U.S. show high incidence of type 2 diabetes, and increased risk is associated with longer duration of residency. This study considers the impact of culture over time for Mexican immigrant women in a southern U.S. city. Using cultural consensus analysis to empirically derive the substance and structure of a cultural model f...
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A medical anthropology research study was conducted in 2015 at the First Aid and Reception Center (CPSA) on the island of Lampedusa (Italy) as part of a larger health project carried out by the National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty (INMP) in Rome. The study investigated the health conditions of migrants at the moment of their departu...
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Abstract Background: Drawing on the history of social psychiatry (SP) and cultural psychiatry (CP), the author offers a way to discern the distinguishing features and identity of each branch of psychiatry. Issues: Are the histories and current practices of CP and SP mutually compatible and enriching or are they hiving off into separate domain...
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RESUMEN Este artículo-basado en estudios sobre desigualdades sociales en salud-analiza los contextos cotidianos de vida y trabajo de personas viviendo en los alrededores de un basurero a cielo abierto. Nuestro objetivo es definir cómo ganarse la vida mediante el trabajo con la basura estructura mundos sociales y define exposiciones a riesgos, forma...
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Background COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for older adults by the World Health Organization. However, by July 15, 2021, only 26% of individuals over 60 years old in Hong Kong had received a first dose of the vaccine. The health belief model and the theory of planned behavior have been used to understand the determinants for COVID-19 vaccinatio...
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Social prescribing (SP) has aroused widespread interest across countries. SP is a way of linking patients in primary care with sources of support within the community by empowering patients to coproduce solutions to improve their health and well‐being. While previous research has demonstrated that SP contributes to reducing the total cost of the Na...
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Il presente contributo affronta l'analisi delle rappresentazioni culturali, poli-tiche e biomediche della malattia di Alzheimer nella società contemporanea. A tale scopo saranno presentati i risultati di un'etnografia multisituata che ha coinvolto pazienti, familiari e personale ospedaliero in cinque cliniche geriatriche di Parigi e banlieue. Con r...
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As the Gaddi community of Himalayan India transition from agro–pastoralism to waged labor, configurations of kinship and care have shifted. Such shifts have introduced relational tensions, especially between elderly women, who have labored in the house and fields, expecting care in old age, and younger generations, who experience their own pressure...
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This volume exposes one of the world's oldest medical marketplaces and the emergence of medical professionalization within it. Through an unprecedented analysis of the Mesopotamian healing goddesses as well as asûs, a diverse group of "healers", Irene Sibbing-Plantholt demonstrates that from the Middle Babylonian period onwards, the goddess Gula wa...
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The purpose of this thesis is to examine the risks and subsequent harm reduction strategies that occur at music festivals with a focus on Western Canada. Music festivals are liminal spaces that form temporary communities in bounded locations, and as such are sites that see decreased inhibitions and increased risks. Using critical-interpretive medic...
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Background Although the literature in medical anthropology and transcultural psychiatry has documented how cultural representations shape individual experiences and perceptions of psychosocial distress and its management, less attention has been given to what is actually meant when the concept of culture is used in professional practice, and how th...
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This article presents social-anthropological perspectives on Community Health. It starts by presenting the paradigm change of social anthropology from the delineation of ‚the Other‘ in the colonial context to doing research, describing and understanding other possibilities, life-ways and conditions of life possibilities. Of specific relevance are t...
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This article examines human-animal interaction in elder care by focusing on an old age home in postapartheid South Africa. Residents admire and desire to be near animals, but staff mostly prohibit pets and service animals due to regulations about hygiene and frailty. Instead, people make meaningful relationships with media representations of animal...
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This article reconstructs how Arab doctors, medical missionaries, British counterinsurgents, and Palestinian rebels negotiated and contested the legitimate role of medical workers and healthcare in times of colonial conflict. Drawing insight from a medical anthropological literature which challenges the notion of medical neutrality as normative, an...
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Desde la fundación del Hospital de Especialidades Pediátricas de Chiapas, las leucemias agudas han sido la principal causa de egreso, destacando la alta proporción de pacientes indígenas. Esta investigación cualitativa parte del enfoque de la antropología médica crítica y usa el concepto de itinerarios terapéuticos para analizar algunos problemas q...
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In this article, I explore how the concept of chronicity is mobilised by different actors in reference to metastatic breast cancer (MBC) and the transformation of the condition as a consequence of medical innovations. I do so by using data collected in the UK between 2017 and 2019 through in-depth interviews with medical professionals involved in t...
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How is cannabis a plant companion to women's health and wellbeing in the 21st century? This research aims to amplify the lived experiences of a specific cohort of women who have been using cannabis in communities and environments of health and wellbeing for twenty years or more. Drawing on medical anthropology, sociology and human geography thi...
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Susto is one of the most common disorders referenced in the medical anthropological and cultural psychiatric literature. This article questions if ''susto'' as understood in cultural psychiatric terms, especially in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM), is in fact a single ''cultural concept of distres...
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Objectives Women of all genders, including cisgender (cis) and transgender (trans) women, experience social and structural drivers of HIV inequities and pervasive barriers to HIV care. Yet, little is known about how HIV care providers address gender diversity in health care. Through a critical feminist lens informed by intersectionality theory, med...
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The welcome development of the veterinary humanities, and veterinary anthropology specifically, raises the question of its potential relationship with the now well-established field(s) of the medical humanities, and of medical anthropology. Although there are national variations, the term “medical humanities” generally refers to either the tapping...
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This article takes the phenomenon of phantom limb pain (PLP), and a therapeutic technology designed to treat it, as springboards to critically consider a transformation: from deeply subjective experiences into quantitative data. Drawing upon ethnographic fieldwork on neuroprosthetic development, I examine an international clinical trial coordinated...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted multiple system dependencies that urge us to rethink our relationship with other humans, non-humans and their various environments. Whereas a growing body of literature highlights the need for ecologically dimensioned medical humanities, focusing on where and how our healths unfold relationally through their ec...
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This second paper in a three-part series on antiracism in pain research across the translational spectrum focuses on study design factors. Although objectivity is a cornerstone value of science, subjectivity is embedded in every step of the research process as investigators make choices about who they collaborate with, which research questions they...
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This dissertation examines occupational health protocols used to prevent the transmission of STIs and HIV in porn production, both those imposed by governmental health agencies and those developed by porn performers themselves. There is much disagreement over what protocols are best for the industry. Using critical interpretive medical anthropology...
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E ste número reúne siete trabajos que dialogan con los desarrollos canónicos y contemporáneos de la antropología médica y de la salud. Combinando las apuestas de la antropología médica crítica y de antropología médica interpretativa, Liliana Gómez estudia la transfusión de sangre. Revisa los hallazgos de las investigaciones antropológicas sobre el...
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E ste número reúne siete trabajos que dialogan con los desarrollos canónicos y contemporáneos de la antropología médica y de la salud. Combinando las apuestas de la antropología médica crítica y de antropología médica interpretativa, Liliana Gómez estudia la transfusión de sangre. Revisa los hallazgos de las investigaciones antropológicas sobre el...
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Resumen Este artículo se basa en los resultados de mi investigación de doctorado sobre prácticas solidarias de medicina integrativa en dos centros no gubernamentales de atención primaria ubicados en las comunas de Recoleta e Independencia de Santiago de Chile. Los centros son dirigidos por profesionales de la salud con formación en medicina social-...
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This article offers an anthropological perspective on organ transplantation in Russia. The author employs approaches and principles of medical anthropology and ontological turn in anthropology and attempts to present a novel human-object history of organ transplantation. This research focuses primarily on human collectives, such as medical communit...
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This qualitative research identifies and analyzes emotions linked to affective experiences and cultural aspects of experiences of violence in 219 older adults of eight Indigenous groups in Oaxaca, Mexico. Life stories are examined from perspectives of cultural gerontology, anthropology of emotions and critical medical anthropology with a gender per...
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Adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV are among the first generation in South Africa to grow up with anti-retroviral therapy and democratic freedoms. In this article, we explore the biosocial lives of adolescent boys and young men living with HIV in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. We conducted qualitative research with 36 adol...
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This article shares findings on COVID-19 in Africa across 2020 to examine concepts and practices of epidemic preparedness and response. Amidst uncertainties about the trajectory of COVID-19, the stages of emergency response emerge in practice as interconnected. We illustrate how complex dynamics manifest as diverse actors interpret and modify appro...
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This paper presents a discussion on how Anthropology looks at the use of drugs and the people who use them, tracing a short genealogy of the sociocultural perspective that a large part of the anthropologists who study the subject are affiliated with, as opposed to other forms of understanding the phenomenon, closer to pharmacological determinism. M...
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This open access edited book brings together new research on the mechanisms by which maternal and reproductive health policies are formed and implemented in diverse locales around the world, from global policy spaces to sites of practice. The authors – both internationally respected anthropologists and new voices – demonstrate the value of ethnogra...
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The interdisciplinary approach continues to be a challenge for mental health policies implemented through drug treatment and rehabilitation programs and centers in Chile and Latin America. This article analyzes and discusses the need to include the perspective of sociocultural anthropology in the operation of a community and biopsychosocial treatme...
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In this paper we draw a parallel between the insights developed within the framework of the current COVID-19 health crisis and the views and insights developed with respect to the long term environmental crisis, the implications for science, technology and innovation (STI) policy, Christopher Freeman analyzed already in the early 90′s. With at the...
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El objetivo del artículo es analizar los procesos socioemocionales de estudiantes de enfermería de la Universidad de la Sierra Sur de Oaxaca en tres escenarios analíticos relacionados con las estrategias comunitarias y familiares de cuidado; la gestión individual de sus malestares físicos y emocionales y los efectos de las clases virtuales. Se trat...
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In this short text, the author makes a portrait of Tullio Seppilli. The portrait highlights Tullio Seppilli’s choice for critical rationalism, the role of his political convictions and the academic ethics of an outstanding master of medical anthropology.
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COVID-19 has brought about political, economic, cultural, and interspecies problems far from medical areas, which challenges academia to rethink global health. For holism principle, anthropology offers valuable insights into these health issues, including the political economy of inequality, cultural diversity, and cultural adaptations, as well as...
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This article presents ethnographic research with in situ seed savers and seed activists in London. Unpicking the knotty relations between kinship, place, and generation among seed savers and their seeds, this article focuses on how the intrinsic and extrinsic get woven through generations and how the situ or environment of an entity is (and is not)...
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In recent years, human flourishing and its relationship to mental health have attracted significant attention in a wide range of fields. As an interdisciplinary, mixed-methods team with strong roots in critical medical anthropology and critical public health, we are intrigued by the possibility that a focus on flourishing may reinvigorate health re...
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With the rising demand for short-term experiences in global health (STEGH) is an ever-increasing volume of literature that focuses attention on ethics and ethical concerns, such as the effects of STEGH on host populations. Such concerns have driven the development of ethical principles and guidelines, with discussions and debates largely centred ar...
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Abstract Background: Responding to the IASP Conference theme of “Conflicts, Culture and Social Wellness,” the author proposes Social Psychiatry’s role in promoting belonging and unity (Di Nicola 2013, 2018). Drawing on the history of Social Psychiatry (SP) and Cultural Psychiatry (CP), the author offers a schema of the distinguishing features an...
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Abstract:The municipality of Bojayá, Chocó, faces the aftermath of the detonation of an improvised explosive device on the Afro-Colombian civilian population during the 2002 massacre.Survivors report having physical problems that are poorly cared for by biomedicine, among which hearing problems stand out. Traditional medical knowledge has been depl...
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This chapter explores the rhetoric and politics of ugliness in commentaries on The Elephant Man. When David Lynch’s film opened in cinemas in October 1980, Bernard Pomerance’s play of the same title was packing theatres in London and New York. Many critics took the opportunity to compare the stage and screen interpretations, noting their different...
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Resumo: A prática médica vem atravessando uma série de questionamentos, principalmente no que tange aos aspectos relacionados ao hospitalocentrismo, o foco na doença e não no doente e à desresponsabilização do médico perante o indivíduo adoecido. A Antropologia da Saúde, campo relativamente recente, apresenta-se como um contraponto a este modelo mé...
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Broken men, severed relations and a polarised society: the repercussions of alcohol addiction require forms of care capable of reassembling the scattered pieces of broken subjectivities by reintegrating them into the social body. This holistic perspective on care contrasts with that of biomedicine, which detaches individuals from their social struc...
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Marx‐Delaney, et al have written an excellent article documenting high prevalence of oxytocin misuse and associated adverse outcomes during the intrapartum period in India. They explain how use of the Safe Childbirth Checklist and coaching led to decreased misuse of oxytocin for augmentation and increased use of oxytocin postpartum to prevent postp...
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COVID-19 caused major changes in private and public arenas. Individuals were forced to reorganise their daily lives in response to the restrictive measures imposed by governments. The redistribution of gender roles and the responsibility for care provides an example of the reconfigurations that took place during the pandemic. This article sheds lig...
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Introduction: Body composition assessment is essential in studies in medical, anthropological and sports science. The most commonly used methods are indirect (field) methods including bio-electrical impedance analysis (BIA), caliperometry, and ultrasound scans (US). Aim: To study reliability of body composition estimates using ultrasound scanner an...
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Whereas in previous decades the interior body was perceived as a “black box, cut off from investigation [by social scientists]” (Lock and Nugyen 2010, 2), “fleshy failure” (when bodies rupture or cease to reliably function) – being so severe – renders medical anthropology a particularly relevant discipline through which one can witness the negative...
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This paper asks questions about the resilience of radical gynaecological surgeries, such as hysterectomy and ovariectomy, from the moment of their widespread use in Western European and American practices of the late nineteenth century, to their renewed increase in the Indian subcontinent and Africa into our own time.
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Why is a focus on gender so important for interpreting the world in which we live? Sixteen world-famous scholars have been brought together to address this question from their respective fields: Political Theory, Philosophy, Medical Anthropology, Law, Geography, Islamic Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy of Science, Literature, Psychoanalysis, H...
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has been widely described as an infodemic, an excess of rapidly circulating information in social and traditional media in which some information may be erroneous, contradictory, or inaccurate. One key theme cutting across many infodemic analyses is that it stymies users’ capacities to identify appropriate informat...
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http://publicacions.urv.cat/llibres-digitals/antropologia-medica/15-cataleg/antropologia-medica/924-maternidades,-experiencias-y-narraciones: Este libro es un ejercicio de libertad. La libertad de explorar de forma íntima, sincera y profunda nuestras herstories. Estas narraciones vivenciales y profesionales sirven para mostrar, contar, o llevar al...
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Over the past several decades, the increasing popularization of psychological counseling has underlined a strong need for an indigenous approach to counseling. The current study adopted a single-case study method to construct a narrative of the indigenization process of psychotherapy in mainland China based on a comprehensive description of one pro...
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Medical anthropology is one of the fastest growing sub-disciplines of anthropology. At a time, when traditional medicines and alternative and complementary medicines are creating an important space within the domain of health care, medical anthropology with it specialized methodology and holistic perspective is becoming crucial subject. In Indian c...
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Diálogos, sabe-res y encrucijadas" es un libro fundamental editado por tres de los más grandes exponentes de la antropología médica hispanoparlante-una de las cuales es chile-na-y uno de los psiquiatras más prestigiosos en el ámbito de la salud colectiva y los derechos humanos en Latinoamérica. Con una mirada profundamente de-colonial y una textura...
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Resumo Em prosa livre e a partir de uma experiência pessoal, uso referências teóricas da antropologia do corpo e da saúde (ou medical anthropology, no âmbito estadunidense), para explorar criticamente o modo como o conceito de biopolítica, de Michel Foucault, tem sido usado em análises sobre a chegada da pandemia de covid-19. Argumento que o uso do...
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Hemos invitado a tres especialistas que desde la antropología médica pudieran reflexionar a partir de sus respectivas experiencias y conocimientos situados, aportando sus reflexiones de México, Gran Bretaña, Estados Unidos y la India, todos ellos países profundamente afectados por la pandemia aun si de manera muy diferentes entre sí, y cuyo manejo...
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Introduction: While Brazil has achieved a significantly higher coverage through primary care and improved health outcomes through the Family Health Strategy, rural areas still have worse indicators and several barriers to access primary healthcare units, which sometimes condition users to seek alternative answers outside the formal circuit. From t...
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