The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors And The Collision Of Two Cultures
The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors And The Collision Of Two Cultures

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors And The Collision Of Two Cultures

  • Publish Date: 1998-09-30
  • Binding: Paperback
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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants, members of the Hmong tribe, whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter came into conflict with doctors' methods.

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