Many thought-provoking items in the journals this month, from interesting articles, to two photo essay in Medicine Anthropology Theory. Enjoy!
Struggling to Be a “Happy Self”? Psychotherapy and the Medicalization of Unhappiness in Uganda
This article is an ethnographic study of emergent discourses, practices, and institutions focused on mental health and psychotherapy in Uganda. It compares
Autism in Translation: An Intercultural Conversation on Autism Spectrum Conditions
Edited by Elizabeth Fein and Clarice Rios
Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 304 pages.
Autism in Translation: An Intercultural Conversation on Autism Spectrum Conditions—an edited collection out of the Society of Psychological Anthropology’s (SPA) Culture, Mind and Society series—aims to contextualize the different social and political histories of, treatments for, and …
Here are some highlights from the journals in March 2019, including a special issue of Medical Anthropology Quarterly dedicated to human-animal health in medical anthropology. Enjoy!
Crossing Bodily, Social, and Intimate Boundaries: How Class, Ethnic, and Gender Differences Are Reproduced in Medical Training in Mexico
Vania Smith‐Oka Megan K. Marshalla
Bodies are useful instruments for understanding the reproduction …