When Culture Impacts Health

Written By Cathy Banwell
When Culture Impacts Health
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 January 2013
  • ISBN : 0124159435
  • Pages : 380 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled When Culture Impacts Health written by Cathy Banwell which was release on 25 January 2013, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Bringing the hard-to-quantify aspects of lived experience to analysis, and emphasizing what might be lost in interventions if cultural insights are absent, this book includes case studies from across the Asia and Pacific regions –Bangladesh, Malaysia, New Guinea, Indonesia, Thailand, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Tuvalu and the Cook Islands. When Culture Impacts Health offers conceptual, methodological and practical insights into understanding and successfully mediating cultural influences to address old and new public health issues including safe water delivery, leprosy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and body image. It contains useful methodological tools – how to map cultural consensus, measure wealth capital, conduct a cultural economy audit, for example. It provides approaches for discerning between ethnic and racial constructs and for conducting research among indigenous peoples. The book will be indispensible for culture and health researchers in all regions. Discusses global application of case descriptions Demonstrates how a cultural approach to health research enriches and informs our understanding of intractable public health problems Covers methods and measurements applicable to a variety of cultural research approaches as well as actual research results Case studies include medical anthropology, cultural epidemiology, cultural history and social medicine perspectives

When Culture Impacts Health

When Culture Impacts Health
  • Author : Cathy Banwell,Stanley Ulijaszek,Jane Dixon
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-25
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Bringing the hard-to-quantify aspects of lived experience to analysis, and emphasizing what might be lost in interventions if cultural insights are absent, this book includes case studies from across the Asia and Pacific regions –Bangladesh, Malaysia, New Guinea, Indonesia, Thailand, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Tuvalu and the Cook Islands. ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-11
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : This book adopts a human ecology approach to present an overview of the biological responses to social, political, economic, cultural and environmental changes that affected human populations in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, since the Classic Maya Period. Human bodies express social relations, and we can read these relations by analyzing ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-28
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : This handbook presents a thorough examination of the intricate interplay of race, ethnicity, and culture in mental health – historical origins, subsequent transformations, and the discourses generated from past and present mental health and wellness practices. The text demonstrates how socio-cultural identities including race, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and ...

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  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-30
  • Total pages : 106
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities: Examples from Native Communities is the summary of a workshop convened in November 2012 by the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities of the Institute of Medicine. The workshop brought together more than 100 health care providers, policy makers, ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-03-16
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Rethinking Culture in Health Communication An interdisciplinary overview of health communication using a cultural lens—uniquely focused on social interactions in health contexts Patients, health professionals, and policymakers embody cultural constructs that impact healthcare processes. Rethinking Culture in Health Communication explores the ways in which culture influences healthcare, introducing new ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-12-05
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Culture and Health offers an overview of different areas of culture and health, building on foundations of medical anthropology and health behavior theory. It shows how to address the challenges of cross-cultural medicine through interdisciplinary cultural-ecological models and personal and institutional developmental approaches to cross-cultural adaptation and competency. The book ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-04-21
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Summary : A comprehensive collection of original essays by leading medical sociologists from around the world, fully updated to reflect contemporary research and global health issues The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology is an authoritative overview of the most recent research, major theoretical approaches, and central issues and debates within the ...

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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 416
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Summary : By compiling the history and theory behind cultural competency in nursing and health care, this text offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. This new edition contains an overview of the predominant cultural competency nursing theories, impact of diversity on health disparities, ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-31
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Australia is increasingly recognised as a multicultural and diverse society. Nationally, all accrediting bodies for allied health, nursing, midwifery and medical professions require tertiary educated students to be culturally safe with regards to cultural and social diversity. This text, drawing on experts from a range of disciplines, including public health, ...

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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : This Handbook illustrates how gender, ethnicity, age, and even sexual orientation and understanding influence the health practices and risk factors for health problems in diverse groups of people. Contributions from leading researchers in psychology, health, and epidemiology provide an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. In addition to epidemiological issues, this ...

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 165
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Examines the cultural and socioeconomic factors that influence choices for health service utilization and health-seeking behaviors among Asian Americans....

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-22
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : This ambitious volume sets out to understand how every company impacts public health and introduces a robust model, rooted in organizational and scientific knowledge, for companies committed to making positive contributions to health and wellness. Focusing on four interconnected areas of corporate impact, it not only discusses the business imperative ...

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  • Author : James T. Hansen
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-02-01
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Meaning Systems and Mental Health Culture: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Counseling and Psychotherapy examines the intersection of meaning systems, mental health culture, and counseling and psychotherapy. By viewing mental health care through the lenses of culture and history, James T. Hansen argues that a defining element of mental health culture, ...

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  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the field of population health has evolved and matured considerably. Improving quality and health outcomes along with lowering costs has become an ongoing focus in delivery of health care. The new Third Edition of Population Health reflects this focus and evolution in ...

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  • Author : Cecil G. Helman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-26
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0124159435
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Summary : Culture, Health and Illness is the leading international textbook on the role of cultural and social factors in health, illness, and medical care. Since first published in 1984, it has been used in over 40 countries within universities, medical schools and nursing colleges. This new edition meets the ever-growing need for a ...