Bio-social Issues in Health

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Anil Kishore Sinha
Northern Book Centre, 2008 - Public health - 598 pages
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Themes included are:¿Issues on Health and Disease Approaches¿Health and Health Care Systems: Socio-cultural and Ecological Dimension¿Nutrition, Human Growth and Development¿Health and Mental Illness¿Contemporary Issues in Tribal Health and Care of the AgedContributors are from ¿Academic and research institutions of various States and Union Territories¿Subject specialists from different fields such as ¿Anthropology¿Biochemistry¿Bio-medicine ¿Community medicine¿Demography ¿Geography¿Home science¿Indigenous System of Medicine¿Ayurveda ¿Microbiology ¿ Pediatrics¿Philosophy¿Psychiatry and Social Psychology¿Covers a variety of therapies ranging from traditional to modern therapy for curing illness and disease¿Research Papers have been reviewed by the subject specialists¿Useful for the academicians from the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, home science, medical professionals, social scientists, administrators, planners, NGOs, teachers and students of various disciplines, and the broad spectrum of scholars interested in the science of man.
  

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Contents

A Research Agendum
3
An Anthropological Critique
12
A Geographic Study
19
A Survey of Knowledge Attitude and Awareness Among
32
Male Participation in Reproductive Health Issues
41
A Genetically Handicap Disease
47
Aspects of Social Structure of a Rural Referral
56
Situation of Abortions in City Slums of Allahabad Uttar Pradesh
80
A Comparative Study on Gender Among
289
Health and Nutrition Among Irula Children
304
Health and Demographic Aspects of the Scheduled Tribe Jenu Kurubas
319
A Study of Health Status Fertility and Mortality of Married Women of Five
324
Gender Kinship and Reproductive Health in India
331
Excess Female Mortality due to Gender Bias Health Care and Disease
345
Growth Pattern of Body Weight Height Head and Chest Circumference
354
Social Correlates of Anthropometric Failures Among Underfive Children
364

Blood Pressure Variation between the Sedent and Active Groups
87
Dermatoglyphic Variation in Congenitally Deaf Children
96
Finger Dermatoglyphic Studies in Diabetes mellitus Patients
102
Indigenous Knowledge in Health Management and
115
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117
Globalization of Indian System of Medicine
124
Modern Health Care System in a Rural Setting of North Karnataka
133
The Native Connotations of Illness and Health Care System in a Rural Setup
141
Health Care Practices of the Hanbar Community of Karnataka State
154
Health Roles of Pejini in Kondha Society
162
Options of Western Medicine Among the Tribes of Andhra Pradesh India
170
Native Perceptions Beliefs and Curing in a Rural Setup
179
Shamanic Rituals in Salakinkoppa
193
Ecological Adaptation of a Nomadic Ethnic Group
220
The Case of Mobile Phones in Indian Society
228
An Anthropological Study
245
A Bit More about Methods of Studying Human Growth
253
Nutrition and Growth of Irula of Pondicherry
260
Nutritional Status Age at Menarche and Perception regarding Menstrual
268
Nutritional Anthropometry in Rural School Children of the Khaire
279
Sociocultural Correlates of Infant Mortality Among the Brahmins
373
A Clinicians Perspective
391
Sociopersonal and Psychological Problems of Inmates of Senior Citizen Homes
398
A Study of Depression Among the Elderly of Delhi
405
Intelligence as a Correlate of Moral Values and Judgement
414
Impact
418
Association of Selfesteem with Physical Distress Among Migrant Labourers
432
Biosocial and Administrative Dimensions of Health Care System
445
Problems of the Tribes of Jharkhand
461
Characteristics Function and Change
471
An Empirical Analysis of Interplay
487
Marching Towards the Road to Development
495
A Scheduled Tribe
505
A Study on Child Health Care Practices Among Gond Tribe in Surguja
514
A Study in NorthEast India
520
A Sociological Perspective
529
A Study of Ropar District Punjab
537
Sociohealth Dimensions of Aged Population
550
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