ANTH 1120 WINTER SEMESTER EXAM REVIEW SHEET
Exam format: Term definitions (1-2 sentences), short answer questions (3-4 sentences), and
longeranswer questions (1-2 paragraphs). Students will be required to provide specific examples to
support their answers.
Exam length: 2 hours
PLEASE DO NOT JUST STUDY THIS LIST FOR THE TEST! THERE IS MORE COURSE CONTENT THAN WHAT
YOU FIND HERE ON 2 PAGES. SO, FOR EXAMPLE, THERE ARE QUESTIONS THAT ASK YOU TO DISCUSS AND
ELABORATE USING EXAMPLES THAT COME FROM ALL THE COURSE CONTENT.
WHO definition of health:
it is a "State of complete physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the
absence of disease or infirmity."
Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health. ... Health can be
defined as physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and as a resource for living a full life. It
refers not only to the absence of disease, but the ability to recover and bounce back
from illness and other problems.
In Shamanism, you’re ill when soul is fragmented or lost
-Shamanism is a deeply rooted traditional system for healing and solving personal and
-A spiritual or healing practitioner, called a shaman, contacts spirits, gods or ancestors for
wisdom, advice and healing, usually by entering into an altered state of consciousness – can be
entered using rattles, herbal concoctions, dancing, chanting – his spirit can transfer into the
other world and get information on why the person he is treating is ill
- Shaman is an intermediary – between human and spirit, also tries to heal the self and
- You can get sick if you don’t honour gods or ancestors, can get sick from an evil spirit,
can get sick from someone who practices witchcraft/sorcery
-A label for a part-time religious healer who is in direct contact with the supernatural
Act as mediators in their society/culture group between both human and divine or self
Communicate with both the living and the dead to resolve tensions, unsettled