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Lecture

Anthro Lecture 5

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Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTHROP 1AA3
Professor
Stephanie Ross

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Oaxaca City • 300,00 people • numerous hospitals and clinics • lots of latin American people • large numbers of indigenous people • people today in Oaxaca are prone to go to the doctors, but they like to double  check themselves through healers • will go to these healers for a second opinion based on what is wrong with them • espiritistas (spiritists) • heuseros (bonesetters) • sobadoras (masseurs)  • parteras(midwifes) • homeopath (seek out for nutrition) Medical Anthropologists • study culture specific illnesses • study healers and healing cross culturally • study how illness is conceptualized differently in different societies(example adhd  and how it is looked at as a problem , in other societies it is viewed differently) • hierarchy of healers Cross Cultural Case Study – Leprosy • leprosy is a disease that most of us are ammune to 95% of human population is  amune to it • caused by a bacterial infection • 15 million people world wide has affected • effects your skin peripheral nerves and causes the bacteria to eat away at your  skin and your bone • can cause damage to your nerve syste
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