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Traditional Medicine Among Mexican-Americans

  • Patrick T. Dowling
  • Glenn Lopez

Abstract

Although many Mexican Americans-the largest of the Hispanic groups in this country—have lived under the American cultural milieu for more than six generations a concept of disease and folk healing known as curanderismo persists among some individuals.

Keywords

Health Belief Medical Provider Mexican Immigrant Folk Illness Folk Healing 
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  • Patrick T. Dowling
  • Glenn Lopez

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