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Title Neuroepidemiology in tropical health / edited by Pierre-Marie Preux and Michel Dumas
Imprint London : Academic Press, [2018]
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Descript 1 online resource
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Note Includes index
Front Cover; Neuroepidemiology in Tropical Health; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; References; Is Tropical Neurology Specific?; Cultural Issues; The Role of Sunshine; The Role of Genetic Factors; References; I. Fundamental Concepts; 1 Methodological Challenges of Neuroepidemiological Studies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Study design and Feasibility in the Field; 1.3 General Context; 1.3.1 Geographical Difficulties; 1.3.2 How to Move Forward?; 1.3.3 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis; 1.3.4 Socioeconomic and Sociocultural Factors
1.4 Difficulties in the Availability and Mobilization of Data1.4.1 Medical Data; 1.4.2 General Population Census; 1.4.3 Cartography and Geographical Information Systems; 1.5 Study Design; 1.5.1 Geographical and Logistical Challenges; 1.5.2 Demographic and Follow-Up Issues; 1.6 Clinical and Regulatory Issues; 1.6.1 International Ethic Rules; 1.6.2 Suspected Cases Ascertainment; 1.6.3 Diagnostic and Treatment; 1.7 Design-Specific Issues; 1.7.1 Cases Census and Sample Studies; 1.7.2 Involvement of Institutions and Key Stakeholders
1.7.3 Medical Examinations, Biological Specimens and Laboratory Tests1.7.4 Monitoring and New Technologies; 1.8 Valorization: Scientific and Public Health Issues; 1.8.1 International Acknowledgments of the Works Conducted in Tropical Areas; 1.8.2 Advocacy-Policy and International Cooperation; 1.9 Conclusion; References; II. Tropical Neuroepidemiology: Between Environment and Genetics; 2 Sociocultural Factors; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Tropical Neuroepidemiology and Health Anthropology: For Effective Collaboration; 2.2.1 The Expected and Assumed Collaborative Epidemiology/Anthropology
2.2.2 A Concept: Almost Exclusive Use of the Sociocultural Representation Theory2.2.3 Health-Related Stigma; 2.3 Mental Disorders and Traditional Beliefs in SSA; 2.3.1 Explanatory Models of Mental Illness in SSA; 2.3.1.1 What are the Theories of Mankind in SSA?; 2.3.1.2 Causality of Mental Illness in SSA; 2.3.1.3 Psychosis and Neurosis; 2.3.1.4 Stigma and Mental Illness; 2.3.1.5 Managing Mental Illness: Traditional or Modern Medicine?; 2.4 Sociocultural Representations and Stigma in Epilepsy; 2.4.1 Explanatory Models of Epilepsy; 2.4.2 Symptomatic Denominations
2.4.3 Etiological Denominations2.4.4 Beliefs About Epilepsy in SSA; 2.4.4.1 Magical Causes (Evil-Spirit, Possession, and Witchcraft); 2.4.4.2 Contagion; 2.4.4.3 "Biomedical Model": Foreign Body Migration, Body Fluids-Bound, and Heredity; 2.4.4.4 Epilepsy and Stigma; 2.5 Sociocultural Representations and Stigma in Dementia; 2.5.1 Models of Understanding of Dementia; 2.5.2 Social Tolerance of People With Dementia: Representations and Stigma; 2.6 Conclusion; References; Further Reading; 3 Climatic Factors Under the Tropics; 3.1 Introduction
Subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- Epidemiology
Tropical medicine
Electronic books
Alt Author Preuz, Pierre-Marie, editor
Dumas, Michel, editor
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