Vs medical science 1-2
Anthropology versus medical sciences
medical Science deals with prevention diagnosis and treatment of diseases with focus on human biology.
Main branches are medicine, psychiatry, nutrition, genetics, physiology etc.
Anthropology is the study of man in space and time.
Branches that relate to medical science. Study of genetic counselling, ethnomedicine, nutrition Anthropology, epidemic anthropology, study of personality. Twin studies.
science in crime. Comparative
. Applied in
initiatives in Africa. Study of
. Effect of nature and nurture on humans.
Focus on chemicals and
. Wider focus on role of socio-cultural environment - religion, family, caste -on human health
How to treat disease.Vs Focus on how disease is perceived and tackled.
Initial focus on advanced societies vs focus on primitives.
Today collaborate in interdisciplinary field like
Studying effects of culture on nutrition and health. Develop indigenous medicine J
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