Abstract:| The disabling of popular healing practices due to disqualification and hostility mechanisns is historically recognized as a phenomenon associated with the strength of the establishment of scientific medicine as the unique reliable discourse / practice for health care. This debate has been revisited due to the presence of current integrative therapies that reinserted many of these practices once denied in experiences of care and healing, such as adherence and acceptance, growing significantly nowadays. This p… Show more
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