Revisiting Usog, Pasma, Kulam

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The author explains the social and cultural contexts of usig, pasma, kulam, and other folk illnesses in the Philippines.
 

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Contents

Introduction Deconstructing Health and Illness
1
Defining the Framework for Analysis Health Illness and Medicine
17
Usog Bangungot and Other Mystical Theories of Illness Causation
29
The Engkanto Mangkukulam and Aswang Personalistic Theories of Illness Causation
55
Pasma Hangin and Naturalistic Theories of Illness Causation
76
From Illness to Health
112
Abbreviations Used
143
References Cited
145
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