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HIV/AIDS, beersellers and critical community health psychology in Cambodia: a case study

Lubek, I. and Lee, H. A. and Kros, S. and Wong, M. L. and van Merode, T. and Liu, J. and McCreanor, T. and Idema, R. and Campbell, C. (2013) HIV/AIDS, beersellers and critical community health psychology in Cambodia: a case study. Journal of Health Psychology, N/A (N/A). N/A-N/A. ISSN 1359-1053 (In Press)

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This case study illustrates a participatory framework for confronting critical community health issues using ‘grass-roots’ research-guided community-defined interventions. Ongoing work in Cambodia has culturally adapted research, theory and practice for particular, local health-promotion responses to HIV/AIDS, alcohol abuse and other challenges in the community of Siem Reap. For resource-poor communities in Cambodia, we recycle such ‘older’ concepts as ‘empowerment’ and ‘action research’. We re-imagine community health psychology, when confronted with ‘critical’, life-and-death issues, as adjusting its research and practices to local, particular ontological and epistemological urgencies of trauma, morbidity and mortality.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Health Sciences > Psychology, Sport and Exercise
Depositing User: Jade ELLIOTT
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2013 14:13
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2013 10:37

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