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Health beliefs and behaviour : the opportunities and practicalities of "looking after yourself" in Ngukurr / Kate Senior
Bib ID 1511354
Format BookBook
Author
Senior, K., 1971-
 
Description [Wollongong, NSW] : South East Arnhem Land Collaborative Research Project, University of Wollongong , 2001 
iii, 43 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0957938799
Series

Working paper series (South East Arnhem Land Collaborative Research Project) ; no. 2001/5.

Summary

Argues that the extent to which the residents of Ngukurr are willing and able to take personal responsibility in relation to their health depends on their relationship with health care services and their knowledge and understanding of health and illness; sorcery beliefs and their influence on perceptions of ability to avoid disease.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 35-39.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Northern Territory -- Ngukurr.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Health status - Public health.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Health - Attitudes and definitions.  |  Health services.  |  Ngukurr (NT Top End Roper SD53-10)
Other authors/contributors South East Arnhem Land Collaborative Research Project

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