61 Chapter 12: Health and Medicine Study Guide

Chapter 12 Study Guide

Health and Medicine

Use this study guide as you read the selected chapter, to help you focus on the important terms, concepts, people and places. This will also help you prepare for the quiz on this chapter.

  • Adaptive traits
  • Barrida
  • Becker, Anne
  • Biocultural
  • Biomedical
  • Birth control
  • Brazil: culture bound syndromes
  • Chi
  • Cholera
  • Communal healing
  • Culture-bound syndrome
  • Disease
  • Emotionalistic explanation (ethno-etiology)
  • Epidemiological transition
  • Ethno-etiology
  • Ethnomedicine
  • Farmer, Paul
  • Fiji
  • Foragers
  • Four humors
  • H1N1 flu pandemic of 1918
  • Haiti Heiban Nuba (cultural group)
  • Holistic Homo sapiens
  • Humoral healing
  • Illness
  • Inhorn, Marcia
  • In-vitro fertilization
  • Kleinman, Arthur
  • !Kung (Ju/’hoansi) (cultural group)
  • Lifestyle
  • Maladaptive traits
  • Malaria Medical anthropology
  • Mixe (cultural group)
  • n/um
  • Naturalistic ethno-etiology
  • Nervos
  • Personalistic ethno-etiology
  • Placebo effect
  • Shaman
  • Sickle cell gene
  • Smallpox
  • Somatic
  • Stigma
  • Susto
  • TCM: Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Theory of natural selection
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Zoonotic

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