Culture, Religion, and Ethnomedicine: The Tibetan Diaspora in India
- Publish Date: 2008-10-16
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Igor Pietkiewicz
Culture, Religion, and Ethnomedicine discusses various interdependencies between culture, religion, and health with a concentration on Tibetan culture. Igor Pietkiewicz uses an example of the Tibetans in exile to explain how culture affects illness behavior, including perception of sickness and treatment methods, as well as the choice of an appropriate cure.