Cultural Reasons for Complexity
- In: A1 - Why are patients complex? on Monday, 2 September 2013, 09:00-12:00
- At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
- Type: Presentation
- By: WONG-RIEGER, Durhane (International Alliance of Patients' Organizations, Consumer Advocare Network, Toronto, Canada)
Culture influences patients[simplequote] interpretation of and their emotional and behavioural response to physical and mental illness and health. This is all the more evident when traditional religious beliefs, social norms and cultural practices related to the understanding and treatment of illness comes into conflict with modern medicine and.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.