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Title Social and cultural lives of immune systems / edited by James M. Wilce, Jr.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.

Series Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health
Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health.
Subject Medical anthropology.
Immune system.
Culture -- Semiotic models.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects.
Immune System.
Anthropology, Cultural -- methods.
Human Body.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Alt Name Wilce, James MacLynn, 1953-
Description 1 online resource (x, 318 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter psychobiological context -- The impact of disclosure on self- generation and immunity / Roger J. Booth -- chapter live by / James M. Wilce Jr -- chapter cortisol stress response among Dominican men / Seamus A. Decker -- chapter function in Samoan adolescents -- Toward a cross-cultural psychoneuroimmunology / Thomas W. McDade -- chapter and psychosomatic illness -- Lessons for psychoneuroimmunology from beyond the conscious mind -- chapter placebo effect -- Ulcers, anxiety, and blood pressure / Daniel E. Moerman -- chapter immunological kind -- The social dimensions of psychoneuroimmunology.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203404513 (electronic bk.)
9780203404515 (electronic bk.)
0415310040 (Cloth)
0415310059 (Paper)
OCLC # 53180089
Additional Format Print version: Social and cultural lives of immune systems. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003 0415310040 0415310059 (DLC) 2002031935 (OCoLC)50736987

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