Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: chronicity x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Cyberanatomies of Hope

Priscilla Song

in Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the embodied dynamics of illness and chronicity shape online modes of health-seeking by comparing the experiences of people living with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) to those ... More


The Productivity of Crisis: Aid, Time, and Medicine in Mozambique

Ramah Mckay

in African Futures: Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402246
eISBN:
9780226402413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402413.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Anthropological accounts have explored how humanitarian and medical interventions produce “mobile,” “partial” forms of sovereignty across Africa. Scholars have demonstrated how a “humanitarian ... More


Clinical Tracks: Moving through Surgery

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter moves away from the history and symbolic efficacy of fistula surgery to focus on its clinical manifestations: the technical and social complications, the quotidian drama of medical work, ... More


Primary Topic Article: Taking Seriously Ill People Seriously: Ethics and Policy Dimensions of the Chronic Disease/End-of-Life Care Continuum

Nancy Berlinger and Michael K. Gusmano

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0082
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most individuals in the US and other developed nations die of chronic progressive diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, or dementia. These individuals also live with these diseases for some period ... More


Workhouses and the mentally ill

Catherine Cox

in Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719075032
eISBN:
9781781704769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075032.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter assesses the interactions between workhouses and asylums when dealing with the mentally ill and demonstrates how workhouses with specific lunatic wards expanded the ‘institutional ... More


The Population Dynamics of Mental Disorders

William W. Eaton, Ronald C. Kessler, Preben Bo Mortensen, George W. Rebok, and Kimberly Roth

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter concerns the natural history of mental disorders from onset of disorder throughout the remaining life course. Data are presented from population-based cohort studies in the United States ... More


View: