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ANTH 227 Medical Anthropology (3 credits)

Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Anthropology : Beliefs and practices concerning sickness and healing are examined in a variety of Western and non-Western settings. Special attention is given to cultural constructions of the body and to theories of disease causation and healing efficacy. Topics include international health, medical pluralism, transcultural psychiatry, and demography.

Terms: Fall 2010

Instructors: Margaret Stevenson (Fall)

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