ERIC Number: EJ440073
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Tewa Children Who Have Epilepsy: A Health Care Dilemma.
DeBruyn, Lemyra M.
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, v4 n2 p25-42 Win 1990
Examines attitudes and responses toward epilepsy among families of 31 epileptic Tewa children, utilization of modern health care services, and parent reluctance to discuss traditional beliefs and healing practices. Discusses models of chronic illness behavior and the inadequacies of Indian Health Service treatment of epileptic children. Contains 34 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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