The Yoruba Traditional Healers of Nigeria (African Studies-history, Politics, Economics and Culture)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 256 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415945806
  • DDC分類 615.88089963330669

基本説明

Examines the counselling approaches and techniques used by Yoruba traditional healers of Nigeria.

Full Description


This work examines the counseling approaches and techniques used by Yoruba traditional healers of Nigeria. It also describes the functions performed by Yoruba traditional healers when they work within the Yoruba cultural milieu. The information elicited from Yoruba traditional healers through videotape and interviews was analyzed by a Nigerian woman from the Yoruba ethnic group. The results of the volume support the premise that culture plays a significant role in the kind of healing methods and counseling techniques used by professionals and traditional healers, as well as in the type of professionals chosen by clients for consultation concerning their problems.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. Review of Related Literature 3. Methodology and Procedures 4. Case Facts and Hypothesis 5. Case Facts and Hypothesis Continued 6. Discussions, Summary, Related Observations and Recommendations