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Anthropology and Epidemiology: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Health and Disease.

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Edited by Janes Craig R., Stall Ron, Gifford Sandra M.. . 349 pages. D. Reidel Publishing Company; , Dordrecht, the Netherlands: , 1986.. $69.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(1):127. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-107-1-127_4
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Focuses on the cultural roots of Western medicine. Shows how behavior determines disease patterns and patient responses. Interesting section on the weaknesses in infectious disease research due to the overreliance on quantitative analysis rather than cultural influences.


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