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Author Reichman, Jill S.

Title Immigration, acculturation, and health [electronic resource] : the Mexican diaspora / Jill S. Reichman.

Imprint New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 291 p.
Series The new Americans
New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-288) and index.
Contents Mexican immigrants, health care, and acculturation -- Modeling and measuring acculturation -- Methodological considerations, data collection, and analysis -- Sociodemographic profile -- Models of health, models of illness -- Change over time in health prescriptions -- Cognitive models of how people should behave when sick -- Therapeutic options: awareness and usage of complementary and alternative medicine -- Crossing boundaries: geographical, political, and religious -- Diagnosis and treatment efficacy -- Antibiotic usage and rate of acculturation -- Nervios, stress, sadness, depression: the evolution of a mind/body discourse -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mexican American women -- Health and hygiene -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe County.
Mexican Americans -- Medical care -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe County.
Health attitudes.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1593321325 (alk. paper)

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