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Introduction by Carolyn F. Sargent and Thomas M. Johnson Theoretical Perspectives The Therapeutic Process by Thomas J. Csordas and Arthur Kleinman Political Economy in Medical Anthropology by Soheir Morsy A Critical-Interpretive Approach in Medical Anthropology: Rituals and Routines of Discipline and Dissent by Margaret Lock and Nancy Scheper-Hughes Emotion and Psychopathology by Janis H. Jenkins Clinically Applied Anthropology by Noel J. Chrisman and Thomas M. Johnson Medical Systems Ethnomedicine by Arthur J. Rubel and Michael R. Hass Ethnopsychiatry by Charles C. Hughes Ethnopharmacology: The Conjunction of Medical Ethnography and the Biology of Therapeutic Action by Nina L. Etkin Studying Biomedicine as a Cultural System by Lorna Amarasingham Rhodes Health Issues in Human Populations Disease, Ecology, and Human Behavior by Peter J. Brown, Marcia C. Inhorn, and Daniel J. Smith Anthropology and Studies of Human Reproduction by Carole H. Browner and Carolyn F. Sargent Alcohol and Drug Studies by Linda A. Bennett and Paul W. Cook, Jr. Culture, Stress, and Disease by William W. Dressler Nutrition in Medical Anthropology by Sara A. Quandt Methods in Medical Anthropology Research Designs in Medical Anthropology by Pertti J. Pelto and Gretel H. Pelto Epidemiology and Medical Anthropology by William R. True Policy and Advocacy Bioethics in Anthropology by Patricia Marshall and Barbara Koenig Professionalization of Indigenous Healers by Murray Last International Health and Development by Sandra S. Lane and Robert A. Rubinstein References Index

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Reflects changes in the medical field since the late 1980s with additions on AIDS, psychopathology, emotion, nutrition, and suffering.

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CAROLYN F. SARGENT is Professor of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.THOMAS M. JOHNSON is Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Alabama Medical School.

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