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An inclusive and post-consumer view on the Body+Mind+Spirit paradigm
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New in Academic Lit: The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine

New in Academic Lit: The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Scoop.it

The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine is a concise yet wide-ranging exploration of non-biomedical healing. The book addresses a broad range of practices including: substance, energy and information flows (e.g. helminthic therapy); spirit, consciousness and trance (e.g. shamanism); body, movement and the senses (e.g. reiki and aromatherapy); as well as classical medical traditions as complements or alternatives to Western biomedicine (e.g. Ayurveda).

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The Physician Anthropologist: INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, ITS TIME HAS COME : Yoga, Philosophical Counseling, Homeopathic Medications in addition to the Western Allopathic One

The Physician Anthropologist: INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, ITS TIME HAS COME : Yoga, Philosophical Counseling, Homeopathic Medications in addition to the Western Allopathic One | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Scoop.it

"I am a Physician and most of my patients suffer from Chronic Diseases, most of them correctable if social situations permitted a greater autonomy for the patients.
So I am giving you two varied clinical histories: the countries involved here are USA (Miami, and the Indian Country), France and India.."

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Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other's minds | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that uncovers how the brain thinks about other peoples' thoughts -- and judges their actions.
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Immersed in the body politic

Immersed in the body politic | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Scoop.it
Susan Greenhalgh, a new professor in Harvard’s anthropology department, studies China’s controversial one-child policy, finding lessons for American health policymakers, too.
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Medical Humanities

Medical Humanities | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Scoop.it
The Medical Humanities is an emerging field of enquiry in which humanities and social sciences perspectives are brought to bear upon an exploration of the human side of medicine.  These perspect...
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Nasce il Manifesto per la medicina al femminile - Quotidiano Sanità

Nasce il Manifesto per la medicina al femminile - Quotidiano Sanità | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Scoop.it

Dalla diagnosi alla prognosi, dalla terapia al farmaco, il corpo delle donne rimane per molti versi un territorio poco conosciuto e ambiguo in campo medico. Finalmente anche in Italia qualcuno si sta muovendo per stimolare un cambiamento strutturale necessario a garantire l'equità di genere anche nella ricerca medica e farmacologica.

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