The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429931113
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor ...

Hmong American Concepts Of Health Healing And Conventional Medicine

Author: Dia Cha
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415944953
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125 Gervais, Karen G. Providing Culturally Competent Health Care to Hmong
Patients. Minnesota Medicine, 79 (5) 1996: 49-51. 126 Cheon-Klessig, Y., D. D.
Camilleri, B. J. McF.lmurry, and V. M. Ohlson. Folk Medicine in the Health
Practice of Hmong Refugees. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 10 (5) 1988:
647-60; Fadiman, Anne. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong
Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures. New York: Farrar
, Straus and ...

Hmong American Concepts Of Health

Author: Dia Cha
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135944393
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Hmong's Sacrifice of Puppy Reopens Cultural Wounds: Immigrant Shaman'sAct
Stirs Outragein Fresno, But He Believes It Was Only Way To Cure His Ill Wife. (
Chia Thai Moua's sacrifice incurs racism and dislike of Southeast Asians in
Fresno). Los Angeles Times, Dec 16, 1995, v114, pA1, Col 5 (40 col in); Fadiman
, Anne. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her
American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures. New York: Farrar, Straus
and Giroux, 1997; ...

Local Childhoods Global Issues

Author: Heather Montgomery
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447305833
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Anne Fadiman Source: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong
Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures, 1997; reissued
with new afterword 2012, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. 10–31.
Although the Hmong believe that illness can be caused by a variety of sources—
including eating the wrong food, drinking contaminated water, being affected by a
change in the weather, failing to ejaculate completely during sexual intercourse,
neglecting ...

Multicultural Health

Author: Assistant Professor Nursing and Health Science California State University East Bay Lois Ritter
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449643736
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CASE STUDY CASE STUDY The book titled The Spirit Catches You and You Fall
Down, by Anne Fadiman, tells the story of Lia Lee, a Hmong child, with epilepsy,
who lived in Merced, California. When 3-month- old Lia Lee arrived at the county
hospital emergency room in Merced, a chain of events was set in motion from
which Lia, her parents, and her doctors would never recover. Lia's parents, Foua
and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced, refugees from
the ...

Health Literacy In Primary Care

Author: Gloria G. Mayer, RN, EdD, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826101075
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His understanding of the condition's origins, however, contrasts sharply with that
of the baby's parents, Laotian refugees who have had their many other children
delivered at home, usually on a dirt floor. The story is told by Anne Fadiman in
her book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her
American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (1997). Throughout the
book, Fadiman describes a series of miscommunications and frustrating
encounters between ...

The Blue Sapphire Of The Mind

Author: Douglas E. Christie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986649
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Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her
American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (New York: Farrar, Straus
and Giroux, 1997), 203–204. Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall
Down, 187–188. Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, 203–204.
William Dietrich, Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River (Seattle:
University of Washington Press, 1995), 187–195. Dietrich cites an account of the
English ...

Sense And Stigma In The Gospels

Author: Louise J. Lawrence
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019166748X
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Sense, Seizures, and Illness Narratives: The Case of an 'Epileptic'/'
DemonPossessed' Boy The story of Lia Lee, a child of Hmong refugees from
Laos who was born in California in 1982, and the condition which found her in
the cross-fire ... The Spirit Catches you and you Fall Down: A Hmong Child, her
American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures (1997) arrestingly concludes
'that her life was ruined by cross-cultural misunderstanding'.2 Janelle Taylor's
review article on ...