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African American alternative medicine [electronic resource] : using alternative medicine to prevent and control chronic diseases / Eric J. Bailey.

By: Bailey, Eric J, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, c2002Description: 1 online resource (ix, 159 p.).ISBN: 0313012857 (electronic bk.); 9780313012853 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Health and hygiene | Alternative medicine | African Americans -- Diseases -- Alternative treatment | Chronic Disease | African Americans | Complementary Therapies | Preventive Medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Alternative Therapies | MEDICAL -- Healing | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healing | BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Healing -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: African American alternative medicine.DDC classification: 615.5/089/96073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The current status of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine in the United States -- Mainstream American alternative medicine. Alternative medicine and African Americans. African American alternative medicine -- Cultural historical review of African American alternative medicine. How to do applied medical anthropological fieldwork. Strategies for collecting qualitative alternative medicine data. Disease-focused alternative treatment practices: research including African Americans. Hypertension and alternative treatment therapies -- Cancer and alternative treatment therapies -- Diabetes mellitus and alternative treatment therapies -- Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) and alternative treatment therapies -- Mental health and alternative treatment therapies -- Conclusion: culture and alternative medicine.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The current status of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine in the United States -- Mainstream American alternative medicine. Alternative medicine and African Americans. African American alternative medicine -- Cultural historical review of African American alternative medicine. How to do applied medical anthropological fieldwork. Strategies for collecting qualitative alternative medicine data. Disease-focused alternative treatment practices: research including African Americans. Hypertension and alternative treatment therapies -- Cancer and alternative treatment therapies -- Diabetes mellitus and alternative treatment therapies -- Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) and alternative treatment therapies -- Mental health and alternative treatment therapies -- Conclusion: culture and alternative medicine.

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