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Cultural Psychology of Health in India : Well-Being, Medicine and Traditional Health Care (Hardcover)

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This book offers a holistic concept of health, encompassing the four major domains such as prevention, treatment, promotion of good health and rehabilitation. It looks at the fast-growing field of research on health and well-being from a cultural psychological perspective, focusing mainly on indigenous Indian practices. It examines health care systems that have evolved in different cultural set-ups, building on prevailing values, traditions and ethos of particular societies.

Straddling both theoretical and practical issues regarding illness recovery, maintenance of good health and enhancing the quality of well-being, it also looks at psycho-social barriers in rehabilitation. The study brings together two diverse streams of health care—modern medicine and traditional Indian systems, including Ayurveda, yoga and folk healing—for their complementary roles in providing holistic and affordable health care services in India.  

 

Number of Pages: 185
Genre: Psychology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Ajit K Dalal
Language: English
Street Date: August 22, 2016
TCIN: 51718800
UPC: 9789351509806
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-3200
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