Soul Medicine for Disability (Part 2)

Johnston, S. Laurance
August 2006
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p26
Trade Publication
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.


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