Biopsychosocial approaches to understanding health in South Asian Americans [electronic resource] / Marisa J. Perera, Edward C. Chang, editors.
- Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 
- Cross-cultural research in health, illness and well-being.
Cross-cultural research in health, illness and well-being
1 online resource.
- South Asians -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
South Asian Americans -- Health and hygiene.
- Medical subjects:
- Asia, Southeastern -- ethnology
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- Intro; Dedication; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction to Biopsychosocial Approaches to Understanding Health in South Asian Americans; 1.1 Introduction to Biopsychosocial Approaches to Understanding Health in South Asian Americans; 1.2 The Importance of the Biopsychosocial Model: Moving toward a more Holistic Examination of Health; 1.3 Diversity in Scientific Inquiry: The Importance of Developing a more Culturally Nuanced Perspective on Health in South Asians Living in the United States.
1.4 Integrating Bottom-Up and Top-Down Perspectives on Health: How should Researchers Approach Examining South Asian Americans?1.5 A Culturally Conscious Examination of Health: Why Are South Asian Americans Important to Study?; 1.6 Patterns of Physical and Mental Health among South Asian Americans; 1.7 Overview of the Present Volume; 1.8 Final Thoughts; References; Part I: History of South Asian Americans; Chapter 2: South Asian Immigration to United States: A Brief History Within the Context of Race, Politics, and Identity; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Early South Asian Immigration Journeys.
2.3 The Immigration and Nationality Act of 19652.4 Model Minority Discourse; 2.5 South Asians and the Politics of Race in a Post 9/11 America; 2.6 Reactions, Remixes and Resistances; 2.7 Place, Space, and the South Asian Diaspora; References; Chapter 3: South Asian Identity in the United States; 3.1 South Asian Identity in the United States; 3.1.1 Background; 3.1.2 India; 3.1.3 Pakistan; 3.1.4 Bangladesh; 3.1.5 Nepal; 3.1.6 Sri Lanka; 3.1.7 Bhutan and the Maldives; 3.2 Perceptions of South Asian Americans; 3.2.1 Model Minority Myth; 3.2.2 Navigating Experiences of Discrimination.
3.3 South Asian American Identity3.3.1 Navigating a Bicultural and Multicultural Identity; 3.3.2 Gender; 3.3.3 South Asian American Careers; 3.3.4 Health or Health Service Utilization; 3.4 Conclusions; References; Part II: Models of Health in South Asian Americans; Chapter 4: Biological Models of Health; 4.1 Medical History in South Asia and Native Medical Systems; 4.1.1 Introduction of Western Medicine; 22.214.171.124 Interoperability of Medical Systems Today; 4.1.2 Ayurveda; 4.1.3 Introduction of Homeopathy; 4.1.4 Siddha; 4.1.5 Unani; 4.2 Behavioral and Clinical Implications.
4.2.1 Influence of Indigenous Medical Systems on Explanatory Models126.96.36.199 Biopsychosocial and Holistic Models; 188.8.131.52 Concepts of Hot and Cold; 4.2.2 Influence of Indigenous Indian Medical Systems on Health Behaviors; 184.108.40.206 Diet; 220.127.116.11 Physical Activity; 18.104.22.168 Tobacco; 22.214.171.124 Use of Indigenous Therapies and Medicines; 4.2.3 For Clinicians; References; Chapter 5: Psychological Models of Health; 5.1 Part I: Psychological Models of Health; 5.1.1 The Health Belief Model; 5.1.2 Theory of Planned Behavior; 5.1.3 Health Locus of Control.
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Perera, Marisa J., editor.
Chang, Edward C., editor.
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