Advisor(s) - Committee Chair
Raytha Yokley, Hart Nelsen
Department of Sociology
Master of Arts
This thesis will focus on what Mechanic terms "cultural and social aspects of medical care"; more specifically, it is the layman's evaluation of medical practitioners and practices. Medical practices are defined as the behavior directed toward maintenance or improvement of health while medical orientation designates the cognitive and affective attitudes toward health care.
Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Anthropology | Medical Humanities | Medicine and Health Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Sociology
Dec, John, "Attitudes Toward Non-Scientific Medicine in Southern Appalachia" (1971). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 2251.