ERIC Number: EJ437297
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Traditional Healing in Africa: Implications for Cross-Cultural Counseling.
Vontress, Clemmont E.
Journal of Counseling and Development, v70 n1 p242-49 Sep-Oct 1991
Examines role of traditional healers in African society. Indicates who the indigenous doctors are, role family plays in health maintenance, nature of the healing relationship, what diagnostic techniques are used, specific healing methods used, how music is used as therapeutic accompaniment, how healers are selected and prepared, and implications of traditional healing for cross-cultural counseling. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Africa; Cross Cultural Counseling; Traditional Healing