Ethono Medicine Sociology Presentation

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Ethnomedicine is a subfield of medical anthropology and deals with the studies of traditional: not only those that have relevant written sources (e.g. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda), but especially those, whose knowledge and practice have over centuries only orally transmitted.

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An Assessment on Fundamentals of Sociology and AnthropologyA. EthnomedicineEthnomedicine is a subfield of medical anthropology and deals with the studies of traditional: not only those that have relevant written sources (e.g. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda), but especially those, whose knowledge and practice have over centuries only orally transmitted.In the scientific arena, ethnomedical studies are generally characterized for having a very strong anthropological approach, more than a biomedical one: the focus of these studies is than the perception and context of use of traditional medicines, and not their bio-evaluation.Ethnomedicine refers to those beliefs and practices relating to diseases which are the products of indigenous cultural development and are not explicitly derived from the conceptual framework of modern medicine.B.Ethnopsychiatry: It is the concepts of disease causation with tribal and peasant societies differ and that characterize scientific medicine. The belief system are manifested in the context of acute ,infectious ,debilitating diseases that have taken the greatest toll of the world's populations.Ethnomedicine also includes the study of traditional societies view and deal with mental illness.Ethnopsychiatry is a part of ethno medicine relating to "transcultural psychiatry" or mental illness, called "ethno psychiatry"Ethno psychiatry relates with normal and abnormal and mental illness, physical illne

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