TITLE

Soul Medicine for Disability (Part 2)

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, S. Laurance
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the second part of the report about curanderismo and provides information about its use as an alternative medicine for disability in the U.S. Curanderismo is said to be a medicine which targets various categories of physical, emotional, or soul dysfunction. Curanderismo uses a procedure which are couched in a rich ceremonial context that is virtually absent in Western medicine. This article discusses the variety of procedures or rituals used during the healing ceremony.
ACCESSION #
21639766

 

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