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Lay healing practices in the household
thesisposted on 1998-01-01, 00:00 authored by Anita. Peerson
Explores the power/knowledge relationship underlying lay healing processes in the household. Research findings indicate laypeople's conceptualisations of the body, self, health and illness rest upon a notion of the embodied self and health that is physical, mental and spiritual. The study has substantial implications for public health in terms of healers' clinical practices, research and policy.
Paginationvii, 401 leaves : map ; 30 cm.