The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures /

Discusses a sick child of Laotian immigrants whose beliefs conflict with Western medicine.

Main Author: Fadiman, Anne, 1953-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, Ã1997.
Physical Description: xi, 339 p. ; 25 cm.
Edition: 1st ed.
Subjects:
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-324) and index. 
505 0 |a Birth -- Fish soup -- The spirit catches you and you fall down -- Do doctors eat brains?. Take as directed -- High-velocity transcortical lead therapy -- Government property -- Foua and Nao Kao -- A little medicine and a little neeb -- War -- The big one -- Flight -- Code X. The melting pot -- Gold and dross -- Why did they pick Merced?. The eight questions -- The life or the soul -- The sacrifice. 
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650 0 |a Hmong American children  |x Medical care  |z California. 
650 0 |a Hmong Americans  |x Medicine. 
650 0 |a Intercultural communication. 
650 0 |a Epilepsy in children. 
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