The textbook outlines the goals and objectives of medical anthropology as an interdisciplinary field of scientific knowledge and discusses the range of its main problems. The most significant subject areas of the discipline are considered: health and illness in the context of culture, healing systems (ethnomedicine and biomedicine), social and cultural problems of reproductive and mental health, etc.
It meets the requirements of federal state educational standards of higher education of the latest generation. For researchers, teachers and students of humanitarian and medical universities, studying undergraduate and graduate programs, all those interested in medical anthropology.
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Bioethics in historical context: philosophical studies of bioethical movements: monograph / I. V. Michel. Saratov: Sarat. GOS. tehn. University, 2015. 248 p.
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