Multicultural approaches to health and wellness in America / Regan A.R. Gurung, editor ; foreword by Michael Winkelman
Book | Praeger | 2014

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2 volumes ; 25 cm
V. 1. Key issues and medical systems. Cultural competence / Larry Purnell and Sherry Pontious -- The complexity of culture : culture's impact on health disparities / Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein and Abbey Mann -- Health disparities and immigrants / Ayşe C̦iftc̦i, Laura Reid-Marks, and Lamise Shawahin -- Disparities among Latina/os / Leticia Arellano-Morales and Rocio Rosales Meza -- Acculturation and health / Sabrina Crawford and Kavita Avula -- Yoga, meditation, and other alternative methods for wellness : prevalence and use in the United States / Sonia Suchday, Lauren Hagemann, Yvette Fruchter, and Miriam Frankel -- Ayurveda : an alternative in the United States / Sonia Suchday, Natasha P. Ramanayake, Amina Benkhoukha, Anthony F. Santoro, Carlos Marquez, and Gen Nakao -- Native American medicine : the implications of history and the embodiment of culture / Wendy M.K. Peters, Julii M. Green, and Pilar E. Gauthier -- Traditional Chinese medicine : a healing approach from the past to the future / Chun Nok Lam and Soh-Leong Lim -- Curanderismo : a complementary and alternative approach to Mexican American health psychology / Jesse N. Valdez -- Mexican American medicine : history, roots, and key maladies / Mario Tovar -- Mediator between man and the gods : shamanism and health / Kimberly L. Howell -- Vodou in North America : healing one person, healing the universe / Benjamin Wendorf and Patrick Bellegarde-Smith -- Santeria as a culturally responsive healing practice / Rafael Martinez, Matthew J. Taylor, Wilma J. Calvert, Jami L. Hirsch, and Cheryl K. Webster --
V. 2. Mental health and mind-body connections. Understanding international perspectives : implications for U.S. health and wellness / P.S.D.V. Prasadarao -- Mental health assessment among ethnic minorities in the United States / Sussie Eshun and Donna Hodge -- The mental health of Latina/os : a cultural focus / Rocio Rosales Meza and Leticia Arellano-Morales -- Stress and culture / Angela R. Wendorf, Amanda M. Brouwer, and Katie E. Mosack -- Mood and anxiety disorder across ethnic minority groups in the United States / Sussie Eshun -- Religion and health : ideological contexts and their influences on health-associated behaviors / Dean D. VonDras -- Islamic healing approaches, beliefs, and health-related behaviors / Sujata R. Swaroop, Chanté D. DeLoach, and Fyeqa Sheikh -- The health and wellness of sexual and gender minorities / David W. Pantalone, John E. Pachankis, Brian A. Rood, and Sarah M. Bankoff -- Childhood obesity and cultural influences / Jacqueline Woods, Stephen K. Trapp, and Marilyn Stern -- Suicide across cultures / Kristin M. Vespia and Kaitlyn J. Florer.
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