By RJ Moore, D Spiegel (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 0306478854

ISBN-13: 9780306478857

ISBN-10: 0306480077

ISBN-13: 9780306480072

Nationwide Institutes of future health, Bethesda, MD. offers a multidisciplinary discussion approximately clinician-patient communique. deals an outline of the relevance of tradition as a contextual influence impacting the clinician-patient dating. Discusses melanoma and getting older, young children and melanoma, cross-cultural facets of melanoma care, and extra.

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144,145,149,200,201,203-205 Similar findings regarding the impact of cultural beliefs on health prevention is in testing for sexually transmitted disease and genetic testing, where a positive result has implications not only for the individual but also for the family. McCaffery231 in a recent analysis of White British, African Caribbean, Pakistani, and Indian attitudes toward HPV testing noted that many of the women were not fully aware of the sexually transmitted nature of cervical cancer and expressed anxiety, confusion, and stigma about HPV as a sexually transmitted infection.

33. Gregg J, Curry RH. Explanatory models for cancer among African-American women at two Atlanta neighborhood health centers: the implications for a cancer screening program. Soc Sci Med. 1994;39(4):519-526. 34. Barsky AJ, Saintfort R, Rogers MP, Borus JF. Nonspecific medication side effects and the nocebo phenomenon. JAMA. 2002;287(5):622-627. 35. Chvetzoff G, Tannock IF. Placebo effects in oncology. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2003;95(1):19-29. 36. Schofield PE, Butow PN, Thompson JF, Tattersall MH, Beeney LJ, Dunn SM.

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