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Psychological anthropology and medical anthropology: a brief history of ideas and concepts.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Irish journal of psychological medicine [Ir J Psychol Med] 2022 Jun; Vol. 39 (2), pp. 115-120. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 26.

Abstract:This paper sets out to briefly explore the definitions of two interrelated subfields of cultural anthropology; psychological anthropology and medical anthropology. This exploration will argue that culture and the individual are intimately intertwined. ...

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Anthropology of new chronicities: illness experiences under the promise of medical innovation as long-term treatment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Anthropology & medicine [Anthropol Med] 2022 Mar; Vol. 29 (1), pp. 1-13. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 25.

Abstract:In the introduction to the special issue, Greco and Graber discuss the concept of chronicity and the ways it is used in the contributions to the special issue. Historians have shown that the concept of chronic disease has its origins in policy and has ...

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Policy Statement: Mental Well-being among Anthropologists at Universities: A Call for System Transformation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical anthropology quarterly [Med Anthropol Q] 2022 Mar; Vol. 36 (1), pp. 155-172. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 07.

Abstract:The Anthropology of Mental Health Interest Group affirms that the state of mental health in Academic Anthropology needs serious attention and transformation. We respond to structural inequities in academia that exacerbate mental distress among graduate...

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Tinkering with Time versus Being under the Spell of Time.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical anthropology [Med Anthropol] 2022 Feb-Mar; Vol. 41 (2), pp. 215-227. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Dec 22.

Abstract:Drawing upon ethnographic fieldwork in a Danish pediatric oncology ward we explore how children - as cancer patients - respond to the time constraints of cancer treatment that may save their lives but simultaneously hold them under a spell of time. Chi...

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Toward Intergenerational Ethnography: Kinship, Cohorts, and Environments in and Beyond the Biosocial Sciences.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical anthropology quarterly [Med Anthropol Q] 2021 Dec; Vol. 35 (4), pp. 423-440.

Abstract:Situated alongside and drawing from emerging inquiry, debate, and reflection about making and unmaking kin at a moment of critical reflection on racial, social, and reproductive inequities and changing environments, this special edition considers how a...

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Pressing need for national governmental recognition of forensic anthropology in South Africa as illustrated in a medico-legal case.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Science & justice : journal of the Forensic Science Society [Sci Justice] 2022 Jul; Vol. 62 (4), pp. 411-417. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 19.

Abstract:Forensic anthropology in South Africa is well developed in the higher education sector, with advanced training and research programmes. Despitethis and decades of academic involvement in casework, forensic anthropology still lacks a defined framework a...

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My work digging up the shelters of our ancestors.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature [Nature] 2022 Jun; Vol. 606 (7916), pp. 1035.

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Genetic landscape of the Hvar Island - highlight of a 50-year long bioanthropological research.

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Source(s):Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht uber die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur [Anthropol Anz] 2022 Aug 25; Vol. 79 (4), pp. 361-397.

Abstract:The paper presents an overview of the 50-year long bioanthropological research of the Hvar islanders and depicts the maternal and paternal genetic landscape of the Hvar population (mtDNA and NRY lineages) in more detail. MtDNA haplogroups were determin...

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Osteometric reassociation of commingled human remains from a modern Greek sample using bone elements of the craniovertebral junction.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht uber die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur [Anthropol Anz] 2022 Aug 25; Vol. 79 (4), pp. 399-409.

Abstract:There is a high demand of osteometric methods to address the issue of commingled remains, however, the research in reassociating the crania with C1, and C1 with C2, as part of the craniovertebral junction, is limited. Reassociating crania with the post...

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Organisms as subjects: Jakob von Uexküll and Adolf Portmann on the autonomy of living beings and anthropological difference.

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Source(s):History and philosophy of the life sciences [Hist Philos Life Sci] 2022 Aug 09; Vol. 44 (3), pp. 36. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 09.

Abstract:This paper focuses on the links between Jakob von Uexküll's theoretical biology and Adolf Portmann's conception of organic life. Its main purpose is to show that Uexküll and Portmann not only share a view of the living being as an autonomous and holist...

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