Merced Community Medical Center

How do differing cultural conceptions of health and illness shape the health care interactions between the Hmong community and the American health care providers?

The purpose of this paper is to apply your understanding of these central themes. Your task is to read the select chapters (3 and 6) from Anne Fadiman’s (1997) book, The spirit catches you and you fall down: A Hmong child, her American doctors,and the collision of two cultures. The selected chapters provide a brief […]

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