cultural anthropology

Summary

Summary: The study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of a particular ethnic group.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Sapir's vision of culture and personality
    L J Kirmayer
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada
    Psychiatry 64:23-31. 2001
  2. ncbi Regulating reprogenetics: strategic sacralisation and semantic massage
    Robin Mackenzie
    Kent Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NS, UK
    Health Care Anal 15:305-19. 2007
  3. ncbi Ethnographically informed community evaluation: a framework and approach for evaluating community-based initiatives
    Robert E Aronson
    Department of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:97-109. 2007
  4. ncbi Closeness, chaos and crisis: the attractions of working in acute mental health care
    M Deacon
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:750-7. 2006
  5. ncbi Nursing and public participation in health: an ethnographic study of a patient council
    Fiona Brooks
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Herts AL10 9AB, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:3-13. 2008
  6. ncbi Evaluating meta-ethnography: a synthesis of qualitative research on lay experiences of diabetes and diabetes care
    Rona Campbell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:671-84. 2003
  7. ncbi Using meta ethnography to synthesise qualitative research: a worked example
    Nicky Britten
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College London, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6SP, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:209-15. 2002
  8. pmc Coping with methodological dilemmas; about establishing the effectiveness of interventions in routine medical practice
    Yvonne J F M Jansen
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:160. 2006
  9. pmc The mother-child nexus. Knowledge and valuation of wild food plants in Wayanad, Western Ghats, India
    Gisella Susana Cruz García
    Social Sciences Department, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:39. 2006
  10. ncbi Maya medicine in the biological gaze: bioprospecting research as herbal fetishism
    Ronald Nigh
    Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores in Anthropología Social del Sureste
    Curr Anthropol 43:451-77. 2002

Detail Information

Publications198 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Sapir's vision of culture and personality
    L J Kirmayer
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada
    Psychiatry 64:23-31. 2001
    ..The close analysis of how cultural and individual meanings interact that is provided by cultural psychiatry has much to offer the wider field of cultural anthropology.
  2. ncbi Regulating reprogenetics: strategic sacralisation and semantic massage
    Robin Mackenzie
    Kent Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NS, UK
    Health Care Anal 15:305-19. 2007
    ..of strategic rhetoric associated with the regulation of infertility treatment and embryo research in the United Kingdom, the cultural anthropology of biomedicine and feminist ethnographies of reprogenetics to illustrate these claims.
  3. ncbi Ethnographically informed community evaluation: a framework and approach for evaluating community-based initiatives
    Robert E Aronson
    Department of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:97-109. 2007
    ..EICE, which is influenced by cultural anthropology and assets-based community assessment, supports continuous program improvement, resident involvement, and ..
  4. ncbi Closeness, chaos and crisis: the attractions of working in acute mental health care
    M Deacon
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:750-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we argue that despite the unpopularity of the acute inpatient mental health environment, the highly sophisticated skills employed by acute nurses actually ensure the promotion of health for the majority of service users...
  5. ncbi Nursing and public participation in health: an ethnographic study of a patient council
    Fiona Brooks
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Herts AL10 9AB, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:3-13. 2008
    ..However, the relationship of nursing to public participation in health service planning and development has been under examined...
  6. ncbi Evaluating meta-ethnography: a synthesis of qualitative research on lay experiences of diabetes and diabetes care
    Rona Campbell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:671-84. 2003
    ..In addition, from it a practical method of qualitative research assessment evolved. This process is promising but requires further testing and evaluation before it could be recommended for more widespread adoption...
  7. ncbi Using meta ethnography to synthesise qualitative research: a worked example
    Nicky Britten
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College London, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6SP, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:209-15. 2002
    ..To demonstrate the benefits of applying meta ethnography to the synthesis of qualitative research, by means of a worked example...
  8. pmc Coping with methodological dilemmas; about establishing the effectiveness of interventions in routine medical practice
    Yvonne J F M Jansen
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:160. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc The mother-child nexus. Knowledge and valuation of wild food plants in Wayanad, Western Ghats, India
    Gisella Susana Cruz García
    Social Sciences Department, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:39. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Maya medicine in the biological gaze: bioprospecting research as herbal fetishism
    Ronald Nigh
    Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores in Anthropología Social del Sureste
    Curr Anthropol 43:451-77. 2002
    ..Only the full recognition of Maya peoples' collective rights to territory and respect for their local common-resource institutions will provide ultimate protection for their cultural and natural patrimony...
  11. ncbi Information sharing in interdisciplinary team meetings: an evaluation of hospice goals
    Elaine M Wittenberg-Lyles
    Department of Communication at the University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
    Qual Health Res 15:1377-91. 2005
    ..Furthermore, she understood that the addition of psychosocial information creates a dialectical tension for the team...
  12. pmc Plant use of the Maasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya
    Rainer W Bussmann
    University of Hawaii, Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:22. 2006
    ..In most cases the treatment of illness involves herbal purgatives to cleanse the patient. There are also frequent indications of plant use for common problems like wounds, parasites, body aches and burns...
  13. pmc Best practices in intercultural health: five case studies in Latin America
    Javier Mignone
    Department of Family Social Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Manitoba, 307 Human Ecology Bldg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:31. 2007
    ..It presents summary information on each case study, comparatively analyzes the initiatives following four main analytical themes, and examines the case studies against a series of the best practice criteria...
  14. ncbi Ethical boundary-work in the embryonic stem cell laboratory
    Steven P Wainwright
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, SE1 8WA
    Sociol Health Illn 28:732-48. 2006
    ..Our work adds to the relatively few sociological studies that explore ethics in clinical settings and to an even smaller body of work that explores scientists' views on the ethical issues relating to their research...
  15. ncbi Ethnobiology of the Nilgiri hills, India
    S Rajan
    Survey of Medicinal Plants and Collection Unit, Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, Udhagamandalam 643 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Phytother Res 16:98-116. 2002
    ..The ethnography, phytochemical and therapeutic uses as well as the anthropological perspectives of the local medicines have been discussed in this review...
  16. ncbi The moral economies of homeless heroin addicts: confronting ethnography, HIV risk, and everyday violence in San Francisco shooting encampments
    P Bourgois
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 33:2323-51. 1998
    ....
  17. ncbi When "health" is not enough: societal, individual and biomedical assessments of well-being among the Matsigenka of the Peruvian Amazon
    Carolina Izquierdo
    Sloan Center on Everyday Lives of Families, University of California, Los Angeles, 341 Haines Hall, Box 951553, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1553, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:767-83. 2005
    ....
  18. pmc Changes in farmers' knowledge of maize diversity in highland Guatemala, 1927/37-2004
    Jacob van Etten
    Technology and Agrarian Development and Centre for Geo Information, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:12. 2006
    ..The article contrasts these findings with those of an earlier study which suggested much cultivar loss due to political violence, and draws conclusions about the methodological implications...
  19. ncbi Ethical dilemmas of social science research on AIDS and orphanhood in Western Kenya
    Erick Otieno Nyambedha
    Maseno University, Sociology and Anthropology, Kisumu Busia Road, Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya
    Soc Sci Med 67:771-9. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi The story catches you and you fall down: tragedy, ethnography, and "cultural competence"
    Janelle S Taylor
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 17:159-81. 2003
    ..quot;..
  21. ncbi Tai Chi and older people in the community: a preliminary study
    Sara Morris Docker
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Community, Ageing, Rehabilitation, Education and Research CARER Department, Bartolome House, Winter Street, Sheffield S3 7ND, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:111-8. 2006
    ..It is argued that older people who practise Tai Chi may have a particular view on ageing, health and well-being that the activity of Tai Chi allows them to express and future study intends to investigate this in more detail...
  22. ncbi Parenting a child with chronic illness: a metasynthesis
    Jean Sheerin Coffey
    Essex Pediatrics, VT, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 32:51-9. 2006
    ..Some parents are finding themselves providing all the care to these children. The experience of parents caring for a child with a chronic illness is examined in this metasynthesis...
  23. ncbi Being screened for prostate cancer: a simple blood test or a commitment to treatment?
    John Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 29:1-8. 2006
    ..This has implications for the information that needs to be discussed with men before, rather than after prostate cancer screening has commenced...
  24. ncbi From theory to practice: capturing the uniqueness of nursing
    Christine Smith
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Newport
    Nurs Older People 18:16-20. 2006
  25. ncbi Nurses' experiences of caring for South Asian minority ethnic patients in a general hospital in England
    Vasso Vydelingum
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Nurs Inq 13:23-32. 2006
    ..The study indicates that ongoing training and development in the area of cultural competence is necessary...
  26. ncbi Clinician/patient connections in ethnoculturally nonconcordant encounters with political-asylum seekers: a comparison of physicians and nurses
    Peter H Koehn
    University of Montana, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:298-311. 2005
    ..The results also suggest that culturally sensitive health care training offers specific advantages to nurses who attend to PAS...
  27. ncbi Dimensions of culture care for substance-dependent African American women
    Joanne T Ehrmin
    College of Nursing, Medical University of Ohio, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:117-25. 2005
    ..Gender/cultural-specific care needs in relation to social structure, ethnohistory, and cultural context were discovered to influence the women's health/well-being as they moved through recovery...
  28. ncbi Dementia caregiving: the experiences of Hispanic/Latino caregivers
    Susan R Neary
    Graduate Nursing Program, Simmons College, Boston, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:163-70. 2005
    ..Providers need to understand the ways in which caregivers must negotiate the tension between cultural beliefs and the demands of their individual circumstances...
  29. ncbi A pilot qualitative study relating to hardiness in ICU nurses: hardiness in ICU nurses
    Sue Hurst
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, 1111 McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 24:97-100. 2005
    ..Staff turnover in critical care units is a persistent problem. This very brief, pilot study examines the effects of hardiness and its impact on critical care nurses...
  30. ncbi What's wrong with me? Women's coronary heart disease diagnostic experiences
    Jean C McSweeney
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 20:48-57. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to promote early symptom recognition, timely diagnosis, and efficacious treatment-keys to improving women's CHD outcomes and to preventing similar negative diagnostic experiences...
  31. ncbi Lives of rural women after myocardial infarction
    Patricia Caldwell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:54-67. 2005
    ..The findings have relevance for nurses in both rural and urban settings who care for women post-MI and form a basis for supporting and building culturally specific post-MI care...
  32. ncbi Nursing practice as bricoleur activity: a concept explored
    Mary Gobbi
    University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery, Southampton, UK
    Nurs Inq 12:117-25. 2005
    ..The paper itself is written from the perspective of a bricoleur who uses 'bits and pieces' from the domains of nursing, philosophy, psychology, education, sociology and anthropology...
  33. ncbi The birth story interview: enhancing student appreciation of the personal meaning of pregnancy and birth
    Carolyn J Lee
    Medical College of Ohio School of Nursing, Toledo 43614, USA
    Nurse Educ 30:155-8. 2005
    ..The authors describe the effective implementation of an ethnographic birth story interview assignment through which undergraduate nursing students gain insight into the meaning of pregnancy and birth through the experience of a woman...
  34. ncbi Emotional boundary work in advanced fertility nursing roles
    Helen Allan
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Nurs Ethics 12:391-400. 2005
    ..We argue that this distanced or 'bounded' relationship can be understood as a defence against the anxiety of emotions raised in the nurse-fertility patient relationship...
  35. ncbi Independent community care gerontological nursing: becoming an entrepreneur
    Rosalie A Caffrey
    Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing, Ashland, OR 97520, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:12-7. 2005
    ..These were experienced and dedicated nurses who were also risk-takers and enjoyed the independence of practicing nursing because they believed it was meant to be practiced. Suggestions for research, education, and practice are included...
  36. ncbi Parenting needs, goals, & strategies of adolescent mothers
    Anne Scott Stiles
    College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Denton, TX, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:327-33. 2005
    ..To identify and organize the perceived needs, goals, and strategies of teen mothers...
  37. ncbi Self-care and mothering in African American women with HIV/AIDS
    Donna Z Shambley-Ebron
    University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:42-60; discussion 61-9. 2006
    ..This study acknowledges strengths of African American women and generates theory that will enhance nursing care to this population...
  38. ncbi Ethnomethodology: time for a revisit? A discussion paper
    Maura Dowling
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Arus Moyola, National University of Ireland, Gaway, Ireland
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:826-33. 2007
    ..It is a methodology that has been utilised not only by sociologists but also by many health care disciplines. However, its utilisation by nurse researchers has not been widespread...
  39. ncbi Doing participatory action research in a racist world
    Colleen Varcoe
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    West J Nurs Res 28:525-40; discussion 561-3. 2006
    ..Being inclusive must be understood as complex and the influence of diverse agendas and perspectives acknowledged and taken into account. In the face of such complexity, "success" in research may need redefinition...
  40. ncbi Facing possible illness detected through screening--experiences of healthy women with pathological cervical smears
    Lise Hounsgaard
    Research Unit of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, J B Winsloews Vej 9, DK Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:417-23. 2007
    ..The bio-medical differentiation between pre-stage and actual cancer provided no comfort to the participants, who continued to see themselves as having early stage cancer...
  41. ncbi Coping with breast cancer: a qualitative analysis of reflective journals
    Lois O Gonzalez
    University of South Florida, College of Nursing, Tampa, FL 33617, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:489-510. 2007
    ..Specific patterns were identified within each issue...
  42. ncbi Empowerment in the interpersonal field: discourses of acute mental health nurses
    M Lloyd
    School of Health, Social Care, Sport and Exercise Science, North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, Wrexham, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:485-94. 2007
    ..These were: Working with mental illness, Making connections, Responsibility and Teamworking...
  43. ncbi Client-nurse relationships in home-based palliative care: a critical analysis of power relations
    Abram Oudshoorn
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, ON, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 16:1435-43. 2007
    ..To elicit an in-depth understanding of the sources of power and how power is exercised within client-nurse relationships in home-based palliative care...
  44. ncbi Identity and coping experiences in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a synthesis of qualitative studies
    Lillebeth Larun
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 69:20-8. 2007
    ..To provide insight into patients' and doctors' experiences with CFS...
  45. pmc In my shoes: children's quality of life after heart transplantation
    Angela Green
    Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Prog Transplant 17:199-207; quiz 208. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi The influence of geographical and social distance on nursing practice and continuity of care in a remote First Nations community
    Denise S Tarlier
    School of Nursing, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:126-48. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi Western worms! Explication of aspects of health care behavior among Chamorro with HIV/AIDS
    Robert K Kalwinsky
    Department of Electronic Media Communication, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 19:55-63. 2008
    ..At the same time, historically grounded forms such as the use of healers offer clients culturally sanctioned means of resistance to hegemonic medical structures. Findings have implications for nursing practice in the clinical setting...
  48. ncbi Mothering during war and postwar in Bosnia
    Cheryl Lee Robertson
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Fam Nurs 13:461-83. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi Nurse practitioner-client interaction as resource exchange: the nurse's view (NP-client interaction)
    Rebecca Koeniger-Donohue
    Graduate Program in Primary Health Care Nursing, School for Health Studies, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Nurs 16:1050-60. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore nurse practitioner (NP) client encounters from the nurse's perspective using a resource exchange paradigm...
  50. ncbi A descriptive study of Bruneian student nurses' perceptions of stress
    Philip Burnard
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:808-18. 2007
    ..Positive and negative outcomes of stress were identified: stress could lead to mental illness but, also, it could be motivating. This report concludes with a Weberian 'ideal type': a composite word-picture of the findings...
  51. ncbi The voices of teen mothers: the experience of repeat pregnancy
    Judith W Herrman
    School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:243-9. 2006
    ..To explore the insights of young mothers with regard to their life aspirations, the changes in their lives as a result of parenting, and their beliefs of the impact of repeat pregnancy on their aspirations and life course...
  52. ncbi Determining factors that have an impact upon effective evidence-based pain management with older people, following colorectal surgery: an ethnographic study
    Donna Brown
    Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1287-98. 2006
    ..The aim of this project was to examine pain management practices with older people admitted to the colorectal unit of an acute hospital trust...
  53. ncbi Symbolic interactionism in grounded theory studies: women surviving with HIV/AIDS in rural northern Thailand
    Areewan Klunklin
    Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 17:32-41. 2006
    ..In addition, the authors illustrate the explanatory power of symbolic interactionism in grounded theory using data from a study of the HIV/AIDS experiences of married and widowed Thai women...
  54. ncbi Homeless adolescent mothers: a metasynthesis of their life experiences
    Mikki Meadows-Oliver
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT06536 0740, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 21:340-9. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi Dance of the call bells: using ethnography to evaluate patient satisfaction with quality of care
    Lynn Deitrick
    Department of Health Studies, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA 18105
    J Nurs Care Qual 21:316-24. 2006
    ..Results of this study provided a deeper understanding of the nuances of power and control embedded within the issue of patient-caregiver communication and empowered unit staff to find solutions to the call bell problem...
  56. ncbi Factors shaping Aboriginal nursing students' experiences
    Donna E Martin
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall Vancouver, Canada V6T 2B5
    Nurse Educ Today 26:688-96. 2006
    ..In this paper, we discuss the findings of the study and briefly share our recommendations...
  57. ncbi The health-care environment on a locked psychiatric ward: an ethnographic study
    Inger M Johansson
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Goteborg, Sweden inger x johansson vgregion se
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:242-50. 2006
    ..What this study adds to earlier research is patients' pressure on staff and sometimes quite an open struggle for more control, which may be an expression for an unacceptable imbalance in power between patients and staff...
  58. ncbi Dealing with diversity: incorporating cultural sensitivity into midwifery practice in the tertiary hospital of Capricorn District, Limpopo Province
    M S Maputle
    Nursing Discipline, University of Limpopo, Sovenga
    Curationis 29:61-9. 2006
    ..Knowledge from the findings will be used to develop guidelines that will attempt to enhance the inco-operation of culture-sensitivity into midwifery practice...
  59. ncbi Mothers' experiences of having a preterm infant in the neonatal care unit: a meta-synthesis
    Hanne Aagaard
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Pediatr Nurs 23:e26-36. 2008
    ..Implications of the meta-synthesis for neonatal nursing are addressed...
  60. ncbi Health beliefs of rural Canadians: implications for practice
    Elizabeth Thomlinson
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 12:258-63. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine the health beliefs, values and practices of rural residents living in two geographically diverse regions of western Canada...
  61. ncbi Baridi: a culture-bound syndrome among the Bena peoples in Tanzania
    Anitta 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...
  62. ncbi Clinical teachers as caring mothers from the perspectives of Jordanian nursing students
    Violeta Lopez
    Faculty of Medicine, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Esther Lee Building, New Territories, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:51-60. 2003
    ..There is also a need to develop workshops in clinical teaching that would incorporate cultural awareness, especially in a multicultural student-teacher groups...
  63. ncbi Managing intravenous medications in the non-hospital setting: an ethnographic investigation
    Glenn Gardner
    Research Centre for Nursing Practice, University of Canberra, Canberra Hospital, PO Box 11, Woden ACT 2606, Australia
    J Infus Nurs 26:227-33. 2003
    ..These findings have important implications for policy development and establishment of a research agenda for hospital-in-the-home services...
  64. ncbi Nursing ethics, caring and culture
    Joseph D Cortis
    School of Healthcare Studies, Baines Wing, University of Leeds LS2 9UT, Leeds, UK
    Nurs Ethics 10:77-88. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that nurses should develop a more informed narrative that readily reflects the needs of the Pakistani community...
  65. ncbi Voicing the strengths of Pacific Island parent caregivers of children who are medically fragile
    Janice Haley
    Hawaii Pacific University, Department of Nursing, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 15:184-94. 2004
    ..Themes were affirmed by the literature with the exception of interacting with nature, which may be indigenous to the population's cultural orientation...
  66. ncbi The cross-cultural relationships between nurses and Filipino Canadian patients
    Alberta Catherine Y Pasco
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:239-46. 2004
    ..To describe culturally embedded values that implicitly guide Filipino Canadian patients' interactions with Canadian nurses and are integral to nurse-patient relationships...
  67. ncbi Contrasts in patients' and providers' explanations of rheumatoid arthritis
    Betty Samford Fair
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, 1100 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:339-44. 2003
    ..To investigate explanations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from young women's perceptions of the illness experience and providers' understanding of the disease...
  68. ncbi 'Being in the same boat': ethnographic insights into an adolescent cancer unit
    Daniel Kelly
    Department of Nursing, St Bartholomew School of Nursing, City University University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, London EC 1A 7QN, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:847-57. 2004
    ..Benefits of the unit included shared understandings and the manner in which the privations of adolescent cancer were contained and managed by those involved...
  69. ncbi Rejection--a neglected phenomenon in psychiatric nursing
    M H Hem
    Section for Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:55-63. 2004
    ..It is necessary to work with both the external and internal factors to improve psychiatric nursing...
  70. ncbi Intimacy and family relationships of women with chronic pain
    A Ann Smith
    Medical College of Ohio, School of Nursing, Toledo, OH 44839, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 4:134-42. 2003
    ..A need exists to relieve some of the suffering that accompanies pain in these women and their families. Based on the study's findings, several treatment strategies are recommended...
  71. ncbi Male sexuality in theory and practice
    Daniel Kelly
    Saint Bartholomew s School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, United Kingdom
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:341-56. 2004
    ....
  72. ncbi "Only odd people wore suede shoes": careers and sexual identities of men attending a sexual health clinic
    Anthony Pryce
    City University, London, UK
    Nurs Inq 11:258-70. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi Discovering the culture of haemodialysis units: an ethnography
    C Aswanden
    EDTNA ERCA J 29:192-4. 2003
    ..Once this culture is better understood and valued both patients and the health care teams will be facilitated to work towards the common goal of better treatment outcomes...
  74. ncbi Role conflicts & coping strategies in caregiving. A symbolic interactionist view
    E Clarke
    Department of Sociology, Kent State University, Salem Campus, Salem, Ohio, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 39:28-37. 2001
    ..Results showed that health care aides differed in how they handled role conflict and their elderly clients' concerns. Health care aides were more likely to reject conflicting role expectations from residents than from RNs...
  75. ncbi Understanding the culture of primary health care: implications for clinical practice
    Pat Camillo
    Women s Health Program, Seton Hall University, College of Nursing, South Orange, NJ, USA
    J N Y State Nurses Assoc 35:14-9. 2004
    ..Using the findings of this study, a theoretical model is proposed to understand the culture of primary health care within a critical and cultural context...
  76. ncbi Qualitative evaluation of a school-based support group for adolescents with an addicted parent
    Bonnie Gance-Cleveland
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AK 72202, USA
    Nurs Res 53:379-86. 2004
    ..They are particularly at risk for developing substance abuse. School-based support groups have been suggested as a beneficial treatment and prevention strategy...
  77. ncbi Choosing among qualitative traditions
    Julie G Donalek
    DePaul University, Department of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Urol Nurs 24:409-10, 422. 2004
  78. ncbi Parents' refusal of medical treatment for cultural or religious beliefs: an ethnographic study of health care professionals' experiences
    Luanne Linnard-Palmer
    Dominican University of California, 382 Irwin St, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 22:48-57. 2005
    ..The findings of the study lead to a deeper understanding of the complexities of the ethical dilemma surrounding treatment refusal in pediatrics...
  79. ncbi Changes in patterns of knowing the patient: the case of British district nurses
    S Speed
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:921-31. 2004
    ..Applying Carper's (1978) framework, the data presented here show that there has been a shifting emphasis in knowing the patient from aesthetic and personal knowing to knowing about and empirical knowing...
  80. ncbi Family practitioners' diagnostic decision-making processes regarding patients with respiratory tract infections: an observational study
    Thomas Fischer
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Med Decis Making 28:810-8. 2008
    ..Direct observation-borrowed from social and cultural anthropology-may be an alternative method for describing FPs' real-life behavior and may help in gaining insight into ..
  81. ncbi [The evolutionist fallacy of early visitors. Analogies between 'primitive peoples' and prehistoric man in medical historiography]
    Walter Bruchhausen
    Medizinhistorisches Institut, Bonn
    Medizinhist J 41:5-30. 2006
    ..led to conclusions by analogy in medical historiography that are seen as highly problematic in modern cultural anthropology. However, this review of medical historical writings of the last three centuries shows that evolutionist ..
  82. ncbi Impact analysis of a regional scientific journal (1980-2000): supporting promising local researchers pays the greatest dividends
    Pavao Rudan
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:1-7. 2005
    ..presenting wide range of research topics relevant to anthropology, from investigations within social and cultural anthropology and archaeology to those covering contemporary population genetics, human evolution and biomedical issues...
  83. ncbi Concept, measurement and use of acculturation in health and disease risk studies
    Bandana M Chakraborty
    Primary Care Research Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Coll Antropol 34:1179-91. 2010
    Acculturation, a concept with its root in social science and cultural anthropology, is a process intimately related to health behavior and health status of minority populations in a multicultural society...
  84. ncbi The science of interpersonal touch: an overview
    Alberto Gallace
    Department of Psychology, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:246-59. 2010
    ..this topic that have emerged from disciplines, such as cognitive and social psychology, neuroscience, and cultural anthropology. We highlight some of the most important advances to have been made in our understanding of this topic: ..
  85. ncbi Honor, brotherhood, and the corporate ethos of London's Barber-Surgeons' Company, 1570-1640
    Celeste Chamberland
    Department of History, Art History, and Philosophy, Roosevelt University, 430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 64:300-32. 2009
    ..Rooted in methodology drawn from the social history of medicine and cultural anthropology, this study argues that in response to the persistent stigma associated with their work and London's ..
  86. ncbi How cultural evolutionary theory can inform social psychology and vice versa
    Alex Mesoudi
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rev 116:929-52. 2009
    ..phenomena, such as social learning, conformity, social comparison, and intergroup processes, as well as linking social psychology with other social science disciplines such as cultural anthropology, archaeology, and sociology.
  87. ncbi [Nursing assistant care at the national Hansen's disease sanatorium in Japan: focusing on "autonomy of the life field" for physically and socially challenged residents]
    Yasuo Honda
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science JSPS, 2 33 10 105 Nezu, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0031, Japan
    Nihon Hansenbyo Gakkai Zasshi 77:205-10. 2008
    Previous studies on sociology and cultural anthropology insist that it is impossible to provide sufficient autonomy to clients who enroll for group care at care facilities...
  88. pmc Evolutionary approaches to cultural and linguistic diversity
    James Steele
    AHRC Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 31 34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3781-5. 2010
    ..represented include the three most purely 'cultural' fields from the four-field model of anthropology (cultural anthropology, archaeology and linguistic anthropology)...
  89. ncbi [Cultural anthropology of traditional Chinese medicine]
    Xia Wan
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, School of Basic Medicine, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100005, China
    Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao 6:674-7. 2008
    ..b>Cultural anthropology of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is part of medical anthropology with three major characteristics: ..
  90. ncbi Humanities Education at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine
    Kathryn Montgomery
    Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program, Northwestern University, Chicago IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 78:958-62. 2003
    ..Drawing on literature, religion, ethics, philosophy of medicine, film, history, social and cultural anthropology, and jurisprudence, humanities education is designed to foster habits of discourse on social and moral ..
  91. ncbi Socio-cultural anthropology and alcohol and drug research: towards a unified theory
    G Hunt
    Institute for Scientific Analysis, Alameda, CA 94501 3682, USA
    Soc Sci Med 53:165-88. 2001
    ....
  92. ncbi [Pregnant women's experiences and expressions related to the interaction with the health system: a photoethnographic approach]
    Marta Maria Melleiro
    Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de Sao Paulo
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 12:503-10. 2004
    ..b>Cultural Anthropology and Ethnography were used as a theoretical-methodological reference framework...
  93. ncbi The social production of health: critical contributions from evolutionary, biological, and cultural anthropology
    Betty Wolder Levin
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:745-50. 2005
    ....
  94. ncbi From the local to the global: bioethics and the concept of culture
    Leigh Turner
    Biomedical Ethics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1X1 Canada
    J Med Philos 30:305-20. 2005
    ..Drawing upon research tools from medical and cultural anthropology, numerous researchers explore cultural variations in attitudes toward truth telling, informed consent, ..
  95. ncbi Disclosure of an unknown portrait of the Hungarian conjoined twin sisters Helen and Judith (1701-23)
    R M F van der Weiden
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Biogr 16:173-4. 2008
    ..The portrait shows striking similarities with the representation of the twins in a popular work on cultural anthropology and medicine printed in Augsburg, Germany, in 1805.
  96. ncbi The ethnoprimatological approach in primatology
    Agustin Fuentes
    Department of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Am J Primatol 72:841-7. 2010
    ..at hand, as in traditional primatology, or on the symbolic meanings and uses of primates, as in socio-cultural anthropology, ethnoprimatology attempts to merge these perspectives into a more integrative approach...
  97. ncbi Psychology of group relations: cultural and social dimensions
    J W Berry
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:C52-7. 2004
    ..concepts and methods from sociology and political science to inform work on "ethnic relations," and from cultural anthropology we have been informed in our work on the process and outcomes of "acculturation...
  98. ncbi Tinkering: a conceptual and historical evaluation
    Manfred D Laubichler
    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 8527 4501, USA
    Novartis Found Symp 284:20-9; discussion 29-34, 110-5. 2007
    ..Jacob drew on a variety of different sources ranging from molecular biology to evolutionary biology and cultural anthropology. The notion of tinkering, or more accurately, the concept of bricolage, are conceptual abstractions that ..
  99. ncbi [Breast cancer's causality analyzed through the Health Belief Model]
    Rose Meire Imanichi Fugita
    Faculdade de Enfermagem, UniFMU
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 40:501-6. 2006
    ..b>Cultural Anthropology was the theoretical framework and Oral History the methodological choice...
  100. ncbi The development of SisterTalk: a cable TV-delivered weight control program for black women
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 37:654-67. 2003
    ..and both qualitative and quantitative interview techniques from the fields of social marketing and cultural anthropology were used to involve black women from Boston in the design and implementation of a program that would be ..
  101. pmc An anthropological analysis of the perspectives of Somali women in the West and their obstetric care providers on caesarean birth
    Birgitta Essen
    Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 32:10-8. 2011
    ..A cultural anthropology model, the emic/etic model, was used for analysis...

Research Grants20

  1. Psychiatric Disorders/HIV Interface in Women in Congo
    Robert Ryder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Hopkins University's School of Medicine (JHU) and the African Studies Center, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Catholic University (CU), Leuven, Belgium propose to strengthen the psychiatric disorders (PD) research ..
  2. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our approach combines methods from cultural anthropology with statistical methods and psychiatric epidemiology...
  3. ETHNOGRAPHY OF THERAPEUTIC PROCESS IN RELIGIOUS HEALING
    CSORDAS THOMAS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The methodological perspective is that of cultural anthropology, and is based on a qualitative, interpretive research paradigm...
  4. Information and Communication Technologies in Collegiate Drug Use Practices
    Gilbert Quintero; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These aims will be accomplished by utilizing several data collection techniques from cultural anthropology, including unstructured and semi-structured interviews and observations...
  5. Improving Care for Children in Child Welfare
    John Landsverk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..intervention and services researchers from existing research collaborations with additional expertise in cultural anthropology, organizational culture and change, child welfare and mental health economics, and stakeholders from child ..
  6. Community Mental Health Care: An Ethnographic Case Study
    SARA BERGSTRESSER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The methodological perspective is that of cultural anthropology, and is based on the integration of qualitative and quantitative ethnographic research paradigms...
  7. "Just Enough to Put Him Away Decent": The Management of Death and the Evolution o
    KRISTINE MARIE MCCUSKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..I will use an interdisciplinary approach that marries together history, cultural anthropology, and folklore and apply this approach to public health policy...
  8. Ethical and Social Issues in the Study of Genetics of Complex Traits
    Holly K Tabor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K99) of this award are: 1) to obtain training in qualitative research methods, such as those used in cultural anthropology and oral history research, 2) to expand my training in ethics and my expertise in genetics, specifically ..
  9. Ethical and Social Issues in the Study of Genetics of Complex Traits
    HOLLY TABOR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..K99) of this award are: 1) to obtain training in qualitative research methods, such as those used in cultural anthropology and oral history research, 2) to expand my training in ethics and my expertise in genetics, specifically ..
  10. WEIGHT CONTROL TO PREVENT CANCER IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    Thomas Lasater; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..be conducted with members of the potential audience through a combination of qualitative techniques from cultural anthropology and social marketing...
  11. ETHNICITY, CITIZENSHIP, FAMILY: IDENTITY AFTER THE HGP
    Bruce Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..these complex and novel issues includes scholars from genetics, philosophy, religious studies, sociology, cultural anthropology, and history, as well as scholars whose work is intimately tied to questions of race and ethnicity, such ..
  12. Training in International Maternal and Child Nutrition
    KATHLEEN RASMUSSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..biology, nutritional physiology, public health nutrition, epidemiology, nutrition education, physical and cultural anthropology, nutrition policy, statistics, and nutritional surveillance...
  13. TRAUMA IN PRIMARY CARE--INTERVENTIONS FOR POOR WOMEN
    Bonnie Green; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..MD, and tutorials from experts in mental health interventions in primary care, qualitative methods, cultural anthropology, adult attachment, and provider-patient relationships...
  14. EFFECTS OF PARTNER VIOLENCE VICTIMIZATION IN DRUG USE
    Merrill Singer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  15. SYRINGE ACCESS AND HIV RISK
    Merrill Singer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., high or low availability of sterile syringes) and actual risk factors (e.g., frequency of infected syringes in circulation). ..
  16. Influences on Adherence to ARVs in Uganda
    Norma Ware; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Practical intervention strategies will be derived as the basis for intervention design and testing, which follow as next steps from this research. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Emerging Trends of Tryptamine Use: Contexts & Risks
    Brian Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Club Drug Initiation & HIV Risk of Mobile Suburban Youth
    Brian Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Determining the pathways to club drug initiation and transitions to later stages of use and abuse is, therefore, of utmost importance. ..
  19. Hard Drug Users & Operatives: Lifestyles & Consequences
    Bruce Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g. drug consumption, drug distribution roles and sales, nondrug criminality, homelessness), and their institutional contacts (with drug treatment, criminal justice institutions, and welfare systems). ..
  20. Global Expansion of Peer-Driven Interventions
    ROBERT BROADHEAD; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Goal 3. Disseminate the results of international research and prevention science on a global scale. ..