Download e-book for kindle: Multicultural Approaches to Health and Wellness in America by Regan Gurung

By Regan Gurung

Led by means of a UCLA-trained overall healthiness psychologist, a crew of specialists describes non-traditional remedies which are speedy changing into extra universal in Western society, documenting cultural adaptations in healthiness and illness practices to underscore the variety between human society.

• presents an intensive exploration of other techniques to health—such as Ayurveda, conventional chinese language medication, and local American medicine—written via interdisciplinary groups of authors and topic experts

• Dedicates a number of chapters to the healthiness practices and particular demanding situations of particular minority teams comparable to Latinos, African american citizens, and Asian Americans

• Demonstrates the range of worldwide perspectives relating to wellbeing and fitness that falls open air of the Western definition: the absence of disease

• files the inherent function of immigration and acculturation in future health disparities

• offers transparent, rigorously thought of prescriptions for attaining cultural competence

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