culture-bound

culture-bound

pertaining to a health condition that is specific to a particular culture, such as a belief in the effects of certain kinds of prayer or the "evil eye."
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Jesus' call to universal love remains credible although, culture-bound, he endorsed slavery in many parables.
It often replaces the individual's culture-bound background with the camp perspective, and we hear things like, "That's the camp way
Sometimes contradictory, complicated and culture-bound, the complex nature of relationships is conveyed in each of these films, offering us myriad questions to discuss," says MSPP Professor Jill Bloom, PhD, who is co-Director of "Family Matters A Collaboration of Psychology and Film.
Thus, for example, non-durable consumer goods like food would be regarded as strongly culture-bound products and therefore as difficult to standardize, while durable high-interest and high-tech or digital products, like ICT, as well as industrial goods, would be regarded as essentially culture-free products and consequently as easy to standardize [3];[4].
The aim of medical knowledge is to help in understanding & managing the clinical issues but the existing stat of medical knowledge has failed to address this issue in case of culture-bound sexual syndromes.
Grief is a complex, multifaceted, culture-bound, context-contingent phenomenon that calls for incredibly difficult work by both clients and clinicians if losses, and the grief they bring, are to be integrated into clients' lives.
There is also information on cultural expectations for professional dress codes, acceptable interactions between men and women, and culture-bound syndromes.
Discussing the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation, a program initiated to investigate war crimes and crimes against humanity between 1976 and 1999, Sandra Scheeringa argues that a globalized justice sector can compromise local legitimacy and the culture-bound ways people perceive reconciliation.
The greatest blindness is its inability to understand how culture-bound it has become.
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Brown University political scientist Ross Cheit has challenged two Harvard University psychiatrists' claims that the controversial psychiatric disorder called dissociative amnesia, aka repressed memory, is not a natural neuropsychological phenomenon, but instead a culture-bound syndrome, dating from the nineteenth century.
The analysis thickens with a discussion of "scientific motherhood" in a following chapter, as Hall mines a treasure trove of advertising fodder--everything from baby formula and potty seats to the human specimens put on display at the 1934 Chicago World's Fair--to document the growing complicity between a culture-bound white mainline Protestantism and a decidedly unsentimental corporate scientific agenda for human "betterment.
I take great umbrage at the opinion that the Bible contains "time- and culture-bound passages of scripture.

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