Chap 15 Flashcards - Flashcardsfor Sociology100 Chapter15 HEALTH,MEDICINCE ANDTHEENVIRONMENT Braindrain professionals,andtechnicians theirhomecountries

Chap 15 Flashcards - Flashcardsfor Sociology100 Chapter15...

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1Flashcards forSociology 100Chapter 15HEALTH, MEDICINCE,AND THE ENVIRONMENTBrain drainThe immigration to the UnitedStates and other industrializednations of skilled workers,professionals, and technicianswho are desperately needed intheir home countries.Culture boundsyndromeA disease or illness thatcannot be understoodapart from its specificsocial context.
2CuranderismoLatino folk medicine, aform of holistic healthcare and healing.Environmental justice...a legal strategy basedon claims that racialminorities aresubjecteddisproportionately toenvironmental hazardsHealthAs defined by the WorldHealth Organization, a state ofcomplete physical, mental, andsocial wellbeing, and notmerely the absence of diseaseand infirmity.
3Holistic medicineTherapies in which thehealth care practitionerconsiders the person’sphysical, mental,emotional, andspiritual characteristicsHuman ecologyAn area of studyconcerned with theinterrelationships

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