Summary: A series of actions, sometimes symbolic actions which may be associated with a behavior pattern, and are often indispensable to its performance.
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- Cutaneous larva migrans among devotees of the Nallur temple in Jaffna, Sri LankaSelvam Kannathasan
Division of Parasitology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
PLoS ONE 7:e30516. 2012..Many cases of Cutaneous Larva Migrans (CLM) have been observed among devotees, during and immediately after the annual festival at the Nallur Hindu temple in Jaffna...
- [Destiny of prepuce between Quran and DRG]G B Parigi
Cattedra di Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, 27100 Pavia
Pediatr Med Chir 25:96-100. 2003..H.S. regulations. This paper deals with some anthropological, religious, psychological and legal-economical aspects of ritual male circumcision, in order to offer data for a deeper insight of this complex issue...
- Rituals, ceremonies and customs related to sacred trees with a special reference to the Middle EastAmots Dafni
Institute of Evolution, Haifa University, Haifa 31905, Israel
J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:28. 2007..Most of the customs surveyed here are known from other parts of the world. The differences between Muslims and Druze are related to the latter's belief in the transmigration of souls...
- Dental mutilations and associated alveolar bone pathology in African skulls of the anthropological skull collection, Charité, BerlinPeter A Reichart
Department of Oral Surgery and Dental Radiology, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
J Oral Pathol Med 37:50-5. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine DM in 33 skulls from Cameroon, which have been collected around the turn of the 20th century (anthropological collection, Berlin Museum of Medical History)...
- Earth and shadow: substance, medicine and mobility in the history of Ghana's Tongnaab shrinesJohn Parker
History Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
Anthropol Med 18:257-70. 2011..As these items traversed cultural frontiers they were subject to local reinterpretation and transformation...
- Substance and materiality? The archaeology of Talensi medicine shrines and medicinal practicesTimothy Insoll
Archaeology, School of Arts, Histories, and Cultures, University of Manchester, UK
Anthropol Med 18:181-203. 2011..It is suggested that configuring the archaeology of medicine shrines and practices more broadly in terms of health would increase archaeological visibility and research potential...
- Assessment of addiction severity among ritual users of ayahuascaJosep Maria Fábregas
Instituto de Etnopsicología Amazónica Aplicada IDEAA, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
Drug Alcohol Depend 111:257-61. 2010..Overall, the ritual use of ayahuasca, as assessed with the ASI in currently active users, does not appear to be associated with the deleterious psychosocial effects typically caused by other drugs of abuse...
- Traditional practices, beliefs and uses of medicinal plants in relation to maternal-baby health of Criollo woman in central ArgentinaGustavo J Martinez
Museo de Antropología, Facultad de Filosofia y Humanidades, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Hipólito Irigoyen 174, 5000 Cordoba, Republica Argentina
Midwifery 24:490-502. 2008....
- Complications of circumcision in Israel: a one year multicenter surveyJacob Ben Chaim
Pediatric Urology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 7:368-70. 2005....
- Testimonial therapy. A pilot project to improve psychological wellbeing among survivors of torture in IndiaInger Agger
Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims, Denmark
Torture 19:204-17. 2009..In this project the method has been supplemented by culture-specific coping strategies (meditation and a delivery ceremony)...
- Changes in spirituality among ayahuasca ceremony novice participantsStephen Trichter
Argosy University, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs 41:121-34. 2009....
- Ritual use of plants with possible action on the central nervous system by the Kraho Indians, BrazilEliana Rodrigues
Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phytother Res 19:129-35. 2005..Studies were available for 11 of these plants; and for two of them, scientific data coincided with indigenous information...
- Altered states of consciousness and short-term psychological after-effects induced by the first time ritual use of ayahuasca in an urban context in BrazilPaulo Cesar Ribeiro Barbosa
Departamento de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz UESC, Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil
J Psychoactive Drugs 37:193-201. 2005..The set and setting hypothesis, suggestibility processes, as well as the supposed unique effects of ayahuasca are used in discussing these findings...
- The supernatural characters and powers of sacred trees in the Holy LandAmots Dafni
Institute of Evolution, The University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:10. 2007....
- Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about menarche of adolescent girls in Anand district, GujaratH Tiwari
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
East Mediterr Health J 12:428-33. 2006..7%) or an elder sister (15.8%); teachers and others relatives played a small role. In this area of India, many families continue the custom of celebrating the first menarche and observing social restrictions...
- Rumour of angels and heavenly midwives: anthropology of transpersonal events and childbirthGregg Lahood
Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand
Women Birth 20:3-10. 2007..The hoped for result of this inquiry is to revalorise NOSC among birth-giving mothers, and to educate birth attendants in this field...
- When there is nothing left to do, there is everything left to doAlice Running
University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:451-4. 2007....
- 'Til death do us part?' The nurse's role in the care of the dead a historical perspective: 1850-2004Cynthia Ann Blum
Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Geriatr Nurs 27:58-63. 2006..The nurse, in assuring the patient and family a peaceful transition, finds her role to include caring for the body with reverence to the religious and cultural concerns that the patient holds sacred...
- Baridi: a culture-bound syndrome among the Bena peoples in TanzaniaAnitta Juntunen
Kajaani Polytechnic, Finland
J Transcult Nurs 16:15-22. 2005..Prevention of baridi required respect of the elderly and familial norms. The findings may advance professional understanding of cultural knowledge by demonstrating how sociocultural conditions produce variations in health...
- Cross-cultural beliefs, ceremonies, and rituals surrounding death of a loved oneSandra L Lobar
Florida International University, School of Nursing, Center for Leadership in Pediatric and Family Nursing, Miami, USA
Pediatr Nurs 32:44-50. 2006..Participants had difficulty separating the influence of culture and religion on these practices...
- Procedural memory and emotional attachment in Alzheimer disease: implications for meaningful and engaging activitiesDavid E Vance
School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
J Neurosci Nurs 40:96-102. 2008..Knowledge about the neuropsychology of procedural and emotional memory is needed to understand how PERAT works...
- The social relations of bereavement in the CaribbeanRonald Marshall
University of West Indies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dept of Behavioral Sciences, St Augustine, Trinidad
Omega (Westport) 57:21-34. 2008..Insights into bereavement practices and what it holds for ethnic and religious groups in contemporary Caribbean are presented...
- Death the great leveller? Towards a transcultural spirituality of dying and bereavementMargaret Holloway
Department of Social Work, University of Hull, Hull, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:833-9. 2006..This paper aims to provide a critical engagement with the subject of transcultural spirituality and nursing practice in the context of dying and bereavement...
- The lived experience of sacrificing something importantKristine L Florczak
St Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nurs Sci Q 19:133-41. 2006....
- Creating space and ritual for the time of deathKathleen A Moneymaker
Legacy Health System, 1015 NW 22nd Avenue R200, Portland, OR 97210, USA
J Palliat Med 10:270-1. 2007
- Caring for patients of diverse religious traditions: considerations for Buddhist clients in home careMarilyn Smith-Stoner
California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 24:459-66; quiz 467-8. 2006
- Grief revisitedB Y Ng
Department of Behavioural Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:352-5. 2005..Grief work utilising the traumatic grief treatment protocol appears to be a promising intervention...
- Spiritual issues in psychiatric careWanda K Mohr
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:174-83. 2006..Accordingly, they should screen patients and strive to meet patient needs for spiritual expression, while recognizing that there are important boundary and ethical issues in psychiatric mental health settings...
- [Rituals in therapy, rituals in our lives]Magdolna Moretti
Markhot Ferenc Korhaz, II sz Pszichiatriai Osztaly Eger, Hungary
Psychiatr Hung 21:108-29. 2006..In the authors' view therapists should not only become familiar with rituals but should also be able to use the healing power of rituals occasionally in the treatment of psychiatric illnesses and crises...
- Managing ambiguity and danger in an intensive therapy unit: ritual practices and sequestrationSusan Philpin
School of Health Science, Swansea University, Wales, UK
Nurs Inq 14:51-9. 2007..The paper identifies a contradiction inherent in nursing work in this locale inasmuch as rituals and symbolism coexist with technical and research-based elements of nursing care...
- African ethics and voluntary euthanasiaP F Omonzejele
Sofia University, School of Philosophy, Sofia, Bulgaria
Med Law 23:671-85. 2004..The author discusses the implications of this approach relative to the social and economic state of African communities...
- [Pathology and eschatology]J Betlach
Oddelení patologie, Nemocnice, Havlickuv Brod
Cesk Patol 43:31-2. 2007..In the emotionally extreme situation of passing to death, transitional rituals represent remarkable spiritual aid. In this essay, this is documented by a particular story...
- Religion's evolutionary landscape: counterintuition, commitment, compassion, communionScott Atran
CNRS Institut Jean Nicod, 75007 Paris, France
Behav Brain Sci 27:713-30; discussion 730-70. 2004..Because religious beliefs cannot be deductively or inductively validated, validation occurs only by ritually addressing the very emotions motivating religion. Cross-cultural experimental evidence encourages these claims...
- Reflections on the differences between religion and cultureRichard Bonney
Center for the History of Religious and Political Pluralism, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Clin Cornerstone 6:25-33. 2004..In this article, the author attempts to clarify the boundaries between religion and culture and acknowledges that further research is needed on the religion/culture dichotomy...
- Hindu birth customsA R Gatrad
Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK
Arch Dis Child 89:1094-7. 2004
- Relatives in end-of-life care--part 2: a theory for enabling safetyJoakim Ohlen
Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:382-90. 2007..To develop a goal-oriented praxis theory for enabling safety for relatives when an adult or older patient is close to end-of-life...
- Letting go of preconceptions: a novel approach to creating memorial servicesPaul M Wishart
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Health Care Women Int 27:513-29. 2006..Suggested areas of applications and relevance for this methodology, within areas where creating stories of meaning and hope are essential to healing, also are presented...
- These handsMark Larocca-Pitts
Athens Regional Medical Center, 1199 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30606 2093, USA
J Pastoral Care Counsel 60:149-50. 2006
- Spiritual transformation, relation and radical empathy: core components of the ritual healing processJoan D Koss-Chioino
Department of Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Transcult Psychiatry 43:652-70. 2006..A concluding section briefly explores some implications of aspects of the model of healing process that support the claim that it is widely applicable and identifies foundational components...
- "Wailing lore" in a Yemenite-Israeli community: bereavement, expertise, and therapyTova Gamliel
Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Soc Sci Med 65:1501-11. 2007..The article concludes by discussing criticisms of the Western psychotherapeutic paradigm as it relates to bereavement and asking where a mourning ritual such as wailing fits into our understanding of the subjective experiences of grief...
- [Duodecim society and ritualistic circumcision]Jorma Palo
Duodecim 121:409. 2005
- Tattoos and religionNoah Scheinfeld
Department of Dermatology, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
Clin Dermatol 25:362-6. 2007..Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have been hostile to the use of tattoos, but many religions, in particular Buddhism and Hinduism, make extensive use of them. This article examines their use as tools for protection and devotion...
- Meaning construction in palliative care: the use of narrative, ritual, and the expressive artsBronna D Romanoff
Department of Psychology, The Sage Colleges, 45 Ferry Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:309-16. 2006..The relationships among patient, family, and practitioner are seen as powerfully therapeutic and potentially transformative for all involved...
- Memory teaLee Beliveau
CANNT J 14:42. 2004
- Is there any effect of Ramadan fasting on stroke incidence?A Bener
Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation and Hamad General Hospital, University of Qatar, Doha
Singapore Med J 47:404-8. 2006..The objective of this study was to investigate whether Ramadan fasting has any effect on the incidence of stroke and its outcome in a geographically-defined population...
- Sacred tobacco use in Ojibwe communitiesRoxanne Struthers
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, USA
J Holist Nurs 22:209-25. 2004..The challenge for health professionals, including nurses, is to retain the cultural use and value of tobacco while addressing the abuse and chronic effects of cigarette smoking when providing health care to American Indian clients...
- Personal reflections of funeral rituals and spirituality in a Kentucky African American familyWanda Lott Collins
Raymond A Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Death Stud 30:957-69. 2006..Funeral practices and customs are discussed as well as suggestions for culturally competent practice in working with those who have experienced loss and grief...
- Perinatal beliefs and practices of immigrant Punjabi women living in CanadaSukhdev K Grewal
Nursing Program, Langara College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:290-300. 2008..To describe new immigrant Punjabi women's perinatal experiences and the ways that traditional beliefs and practices are legitimized and incorporated into the Canadian health care context...
- When the spirit leaves: Childhood death, grieving, and bereavement in IslamKamyar Hedayat
Pediatric Critical Care, Integrative Medicine, Sutton Children s Hospital, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101, USA
J Palliat Med 9:1282-91. 2006..Reading this paper will enable those who care for Muslim families to better attend to the social and emotional needs of Muslim parents and siblings after such a tragic event...
- Family routines: a structural perspective for viewing family healthSharon A Denham
Ohio University School of Nursing, Athens, Ohio, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 24:60-74. 2002..This article explains some of what is known about family routines, describes the author's findings, and suggests implications for nursing...
- The changing 'shape' of the nursing stationAnn Wakefield
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, The University of Manchester England
Contemp Nurse 13:148-57. 2002..This paper juxtaposes the role of the Nursing Station with Strauss et al.'s (1964) notion of shape. In this way, is intended to examine in detail how the Nursing Station can influence the normal and natural flow of work within a ward...
- The impact of the sweat lodge ceremony on dimensions of well-beingJeannette Wagemakers Schiff
University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work, Calgary, AB, Canada schiff ucalgary ca
Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 13:48-69. 2006....
- Mental disorders and the symbolic function of therapeutic rites in the Réunion Island Hindu environmentYolande Govindama
Laboratoire de Psychologie Clinique et de Psychopathologie, Universite Rene Descartes Paris V, France
Transcult Psychiatry 43:488-511. 2006....
- Religious delusions: finding meanings in psychosisVishal Bhavsar
GKT School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
Psychopathology 41:165-72. 2008..We suggest that religious rituals and expectations of the family play a major role in the genesis and maintenance of delusions. We consider the roles of religious signifiers in the formation and maintenance of these important phenomena...
- Professional socialization: the key to survival as a newly qualified nurseMary Mooney
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Int J Nurs Pract 13:75-80. 2007..A category that emerged was linked very strongly with professional socialization. The respondents did not refer to professional socialization per se, but through the coding process this emerged as the linchpin of the discussion...
- Perceived stress and support of the Chinese postpartum ritual "doing the month"Sharron K S Leung
Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
Health Care Women Int 26:212-24. 2005..The study findings suggest that midwives and health care providers should provide culturally appropriate advice for new mothers. Suggestions are given on bridging the gap between traditional and modern postpartum practices...
- Ritual behavior in children and mothers' perceptions of family patternsOra Peleg-Popko
Department of Counseling, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel 31905, Israel
J Anxiety Disord 17:667-81. 2003....
- Effect of religious practices of Ramadan on sleep and perceived sleepiness of medical studentsStephen A Margolis
Department of Family Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Teach Learn Med 16:145-9. 2004..Observant Muslims substantially alter their normal routines, including daytime fasting and day-night activity patterns during the month of Ramadan...
- A qualitative study of religious practices by chronic mentally ill and their caregivers in South IndiaR Padmavati
Schizophrenia Research Foundation, Chennai, India
Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:139-49. 2005..Socio-cultural explanatory factors for mental health problems determine help seeking behaviors. The study aimed to understand the reasons mentally ill patients and their families in India choose to seek help from a religious site...
- Spontaneous rupture of splenic vein in a pregnant woman during a religious ritualNursen Turan
Karadeniz Technical University, Medical Faculty, Forensic Medicine Department, Trabzon, Turkey
J Forensic Leg Med 14:440-3. 2007..Autopsy may be only diagnostic technique in the case of retroperitoneal hemorrhage death when the death is so rapid that there is no time to intervene surgically...
- TaharaLisa M Halpern
Reflections is coordinated by Veneta Masson, MA, RN
Am J Nurs 106:39. 2006
- Doing the right thing: nursing students, relational practice, and moral agencyAlesha Beckett
Waikato District Health Board
J Nurs Educ 46:28-32. 2007..This article presents a collaborative account of the important relational work being undertaken by one group of nursing students in New Zealand...
- An open label comparative study of glimepiride versus repaglinide in type 2 diabetes mellitus Muslim subjects during the month of RamadanA Anwar
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia UKM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Med J Malaysia 61:28-35. 2006..There was no difference in the glycaemic excursion post-Ramadan. The longer duration of action of glimepiride may offer an advantage over repaglinide during the 13.5 hours of fast in Ramadan for diabetic patients...
- Candles in the snow: ritual and memory for siblings of infants who died in the intensive care nurseryJoanna H Fanos
Hood Center for Children and Families, Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
J Pediatr 154:849-53. 2009..To assess the developmental impact of surviving a sibling who dies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
- The variable roads to sacrifice: Isotopic investigations of human remains from Chotuna-Huaca de los Sacrificios, Lambayeque, PeruBethany L Turner
Department of Anthropology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30302 3998, USA
Am J Phys Anthropol 151:22-37. 2013..These findings suggest a distinct pattern of human sacrifice in the Late Horizon and underscore the regional and temporal variation in sacrificial practices in the central Andes...
- Using a Facebook profile in determining the motive of homicideNemanja Radojevic
Department of Forensic Medicine, Clinical Centre of Montenegro, Ljubljanska 1, 20000 Podgorica, Montenegro
J Forensic Leg Med 20:575-7. 2013..The most interesting point of this case was the evaluation of a sentence used as a Facebook status, which greatly contributed to confirm the paedophilic nature of the murder. ..
- Has packing sinus wounds become a ritualistic practice?Andy Kerr
Br J Nurs 15:S27-30. 2006..This article will explore the potential of ultrasound use by describing a case study of a patient with a sinus wound where HFU was used to examine the sinus and inform the practitioners on the appropriate choice of wound dressing...
- [Shamanism as medical prevention? A case study from Ladakh, Northwest-India]Frank Kressing
Universitat Ulm, Institut für Geschichte, Theorie und Ethik der Medizin, Ulm
Med Ges Gesch 30:229-52. 2011....
- [Brief research on the theory of cold and heat of the foods in Zhou li (The rites of Zhou)]Xiao di Chen
China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
Zhonghua Yi Shi Za Zhi 37:248-50. 2007..It is significant for the life preservation of the people. However, this principle is not an absolute one. In the practice, warm or heat, cool or cold should be considered according to the individuals and the time...
- Muslim person's experiences of diabetes during Ramadan: information for health professionalsSarah Peterson
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Contemp Nurse 41:41-7. 2012....
- Indigenous traditional knowledge and substance abuse treatment outcomes: the problem of efficacy evaluationJoseph P Gone
Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:493-7. 2012..In the present era of evidence-based substance abuse intervention, however, indigenous integration of such practices raises questions pertaining to the systematic evaluation of treatment efficacy...
- Understanding and treating incompleteness in obsessive-compulsive disorderLaura J Summerfeldt
Trent University, Department of Psychology, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Psychol 60:1155-68. 2004..However, even these may result in modest long-term gains; relapse is a probability if they are not actively practiced after treatment cessation...
- "A sound track of your life": music in contemporary UK funeralsSue Adamson
Department of Social Sciences, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Omega (Westport) 65:33-54. 2012..Spirituality may not be intrinsic to the music but spiritual experience may result from the meaning that the music has for that particular person...
- Placebo-induced improvements: how therapeutic rituals affect the patient's brainFabrizio Benedetti
Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy
J Acupunct Meridian Stud 5:97-103. 2012..This new way of thinking may have profound implications in clinical trials and medical practice both for pharmacological interventions and for nonpharmacological treatments such as acupuncture...
- Food and family: a socio-ecological perspective for child developmentBarbara H Fiese
Department of Human and Community Development, Family Resiliency Center, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
Adv Child Dev Behav 42:307-37. 2012..We conclude with recommendations for research, practice, and policy surrounding children's food consumption...
- Lullament: lullaby and lament therapeutic qualities actualized through music therapyClare O'Callaghan
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Caritas Christi Hospice, St Vincent s Health, Victoria, Australia
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:93-9. 2008..A music therapist can enable the lullament through providing opportunities for music-contextualized "restorative resounding," expressed psychobiologically, verbally, musically, and metaphorically...
- [Focus on meals]Francoise Taillens
Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 100:50-1. 2007
- A preliminary study of the acute effects of religious ritual on anxietyMatthew W Anastasi
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Altern Complement Med 14:163-5. 2008..However, many rituals have multiple components that can account for such effects. Few studies have distinguished between the effects of ritual and those related specifically to religious content and teachings...
- Toward a directed benevolent market polity: rethinking medical morality in transitional ChinaRuiping Fan
Department of Public and Social Administration at City University of Hong Kong
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 17:280-92. 2008
- The decline of religious holidays in old regime France (1642-1789)Noah Shusterman
Department of Intellectual Heritage at Temple University Philadelphia
Fr Hist 23:289-310. 2009..The reformed ecclesiastical calendars were more closely geared to the seasonal pattern of agricultural labour and also reflected the Christocentrism of Tridentine Catholicism...
- Jivaro tsantsas or shrunken head: an expertise of authenticity evaluationAnny Sauvageau
Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:72-4. 2009..To establish authenticity of the shrunken head, we used all of the above-mentioned morphologic criteria along with microscopic hair examination and DNA analysis...
- The role of earth shrines in the socio-symbolic construction of the Dogon territory: towards a philosophy of containmentLaurence Douny
Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK
Anthropol Med 18:167-79. 2011..That is to say, they endow active principles and play a part in forming a local cosmology in a harsh and changing world...
- Orbital decomposition for ill-behaved event sequences: transients and superordinate structuresStephen J Guastello
Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53210 1881, USA
Nonlinear Dynamics Psychol Life Sci 15:465-76. 2011....
- Rituals, death and the moral practice of medical futilityShan Mohammed
Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Nurs Ethics 16:292-302. 2009..This work offers a new perspective on the ethical debate concerning medical futility and provides a means to explore how the social value of treatments may be as important in determining futility as medical scientific criteria...
- Vaginal practices as women's agency in sub-Saharan Africa: a synthesis of meaning and motivation through meta-ethnographyAdriane Martin Hilber
University of Bern, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Soc Sci Med 74:1311-23. 2012..The success of new female-controlled prevention technologies, such as microbicides, might be determined by whether they can and will be used by women in the course of their daily life...
- Liminality as a framework for understanding the experience of cancer survivorship: a literature reviewEmma Blows
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, UK
J Adv Nurs 68:2155-64. 2012..In doing so, we explored the utility of liminality for guiding research on experiences of cancer survivorship...
- "Matrimonial ceremonies displayed": popular ethnography and enlightened imperialismLisa O'Connell
Eighteenth Century Life 26:98-116. 2002
- B'NAI AO...alive, healthy and growing...a brief historyBen Williamowsky
Alpha Omega Foundation
Alpha Omegan 99:29-30. 2006..At the suggestion of International Editor Dan Uditsky, I will share some facts, and especially my own personal memories...
- Surgeons and shamans: the placebo value of ritualStuart A Green
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, UCI Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 450:249-54. 2006..Any research on the effectiveness of surgical procedures, especially those designed to relieve pain, must consider the strongly suggestive effect of the elaborate perioperative ritual...
- Building a new world: habits and practices of healing following the death of a childMaria Gudmundsdottir
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Fam Nurs 12:143-64. 2006..These practices acknowledged the death of the children, integrated their loss into the everyday lives of these families, allowed for continuing connection, and were of utter importance as they contributed to family healing...
- Lotus birth: leaving the cord aloneSusan Crowther
Pract Midwife 9:12-4. 2006
- Health, healing, and the myth of the hero journeyMarlaine C Smith
School of Nursing, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 24:1-13. 2002..The mythic hero journey calls for a particular way of being a nurse. Nurse as guide, sojourner, and midwife are offered as metaphors for this way of being...
- Strong minds, healing hands, and compassionate hearts: Developing a contemporary and creative twist on traditionCarolyn J Lee
Medical University of Ohio College of Nursing, Toledo, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 27:10-1. 2006
- Rituals and compulsivity in Prader-Willi syndrome: profile and stabilityM Wigren
Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
J Intellect Disabil Res 47:428-38. 2003..Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is characterized by an increased risk for obsessive-compulsive disorder. This study investigated the nature of compulsive-like behaviours in the PWS...
- Cultural health practices of South African Vatsonga people on the home care of children with measlesR T Lebese
University of Venda for Science and Technology
Curationis 27:52-64. 2004....
- Lethal envenomation: medicolegal aspects of snakebites and religious snake handlers in Kentucky: a report of three cases with comment on medical, legal, and public policy ramificationsDonna M Hunsaker
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, KY, USA
J Ky Med Assoc 103:542-56. 2005..We underscore the view that a thoroughly documented medicolegal investigation and autopsy are indispensable to both inform matters of public health and thereby contribute to the formulation of sound public policy...
- Time and the structuring of ritual performance in the xenotransplantation debateJulia Bickford
Public Underst Sci 14:235-47. 2005..We find that time is used by scientists to structure ritual performance in a way that guides public policy and attitudes toward xenotransplantation...
- Task-specific lower lip dystonia due to mantra recitationLaura Bonanni
Mov Disord 22:439-40. 2007
- Conversation starters: re-examining and reconstructing first encounters within the therapeutic relationshipM McAllister
School of Nursing, Griffith Universith, Nathan, Queensland, Australia
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:575-82. 2004..By noticing, valuing, discussing and developing this space, we as mental health nurses are extending our discipline base and articulating, with more precision and persuasion, exactly how we contribute to better health outcomes...
- Ua neeb khu: a Hmong American healing ceremonyLisa L Capps
Resurrection University, 3 Erie Court, Oak Park, IL 60302, USA
J Holist Nurs 29:98-106. 2011..Awareness of the symbolic aspects of ritual in ua neeb khu and the relationship to the patient's world view is useful to health practitioners for a holistic understanding of Hmong American healing practices...
- Eurasian Tree Sparrows, risk for H5N1 virus spread and human contamination through Buddhist ritual: an experimental approachRamona Alikiiteaga Gutiérrez
Virology Unit, Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
PLoS ONE 6:e28609. 2011..Since these birds are often in close contact with both poultry and humans, we investigated their potential role in the spread of H5N1 virus...
- FLUOXETINE & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIAEdna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSDEdna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2005..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
- NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSDEdna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2008..Therefore the findings from this study will be highly credible and should impact significantly on treatment recommendations for this impaired population. ..
- Enhancing the Placebo Effect in Irritable Bowel SyndromeTed Kaptchuk; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treating Adolescents with CSA-Related PTSDEdna B Foa; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Alcohol Health Disparities in 2 Indian PopulationsDouglas Novins; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Southwest Youth and the Experience of Psychiatric TreatmentTHOMAS CSORDAS; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- EXTRAPYRAMIDAL SYSTEMSANN GRAYBIEL; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment:HOMEJayne Fulkerson; Fiscal Year: 2007..The intervention developed in this project and the preliminary trial results, including formative and process evaluation data, will be used to inform a future full- scale and fully-powered research study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- New Treatment for Chronic Traumatic Stress in ChildrenLAUREL KISER; Fiscal Year: 2008..This phase includes an open trials pilot to demonstrate feasibility of implementation. The proposed research provides preliminary data for an R34 application and lays the foundation for future R01applications. ..
- An Integrative Healing Model in IBSTed Kaptchuk; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- SHAM DEVICE, PILL PLACEBO OR TREATMENT FOR ARM PAINTed Kaptchuk; Fiscal Year: 2003..Outcomes in these studies will include assessments of the nature and severity of upper extremity pain, function, grip and pinch strength, and mood. ..
- NOVEL SECOND MESSENGER SIGNALING IN THE STRIATUMANN GRAYBIEL; Fiscal Year: 2003..Understanding these novel second messenger signaling molecules will therefore bring insights to understanding fundamentally important brain functions and will help in elucidating brain disorders. ..
- NEUROBIOLOGY OF DRUGS OF ABUSEANN GRAYBIEL; Fiscal Year: 2001..In addition, these experiments will provide new and much-needed data on molecular responses to these drugs in acutely treated non human primates, a critical bridge toward understanding their effects in humans. ..
- ETHNOGRAPHY OF THERAPEUTIC PROCESS IN RELIGIOUS HEALINGCSORDAS THOMAS; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Dynamic Basal Ganglia Saccade NetworksAnn M Graybiel; Fiscal Year: 2010..Repetitive movement disorders are a hallmark of basal ganglia dysfunction. Our goal is to illuminate mechanisms disordered in these disabling human conditions. ..
- Smoking Intervention Among Minnesota Ojibwe IndiansRoxanne Struthers; Fiscal Year: 2005..The study reflects Healthy People 2010 priorities on tobacco and NCI goals to reduce cancer-related health disparities and address the devastating effects of tobacco. ..