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IKEDA Mitsuho


medical anthropology, cultural anthropology, ethnography, Central America, clinical communication

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  • 2005.04.01 - 2016.06.30, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Professor

  • 2016.07.01 - , CO Design Center, Professor

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Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Medicine Social Medicine Accomplished credits for doctoral program M.Sci. 1989.03

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  • Cultural anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Science Studies, Medical Sociology, Social Medicine, Ethnographic studies (Latin America)
    Cultural anthropology and folklore-related, Area studies-related, Sociology of science, history of science and technology-related


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  • From Where does Our Health Come?: The Sociology of Antonovsky's Salutogenesis., Mitsuho Ikeda, Sookja Suh, Communication-Design,14, 83-93, 2016.03, Papers

  • Epicurean Children: On interaction and "communication" between experimental animals and laboratory scientists, Mitsuho Ikeda, Michael Berthin, Communication-Design,12, 53-75, 2015.03, Papers

  • Compassionate Pragmatism on the Harm Reduction Continuum: Expanding the Options for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Japan, Sookja Suh, Mitsuho Ikeda, Communication-Design,13,63-72, 2015.03, Papers

  • “Distorted Medicalization” of Senile Dementia: The Japanese case., Mitsuho Ikeda & Michael K. Roemer, World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review,4(1): 22-27, 2009.06, Papers

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  • Special, Mitsuho IKEDA, Medical Anthroplogy in Practice: Medical Geopolitics of Health Care System in Central America, Sekai Shiso Sha, ISBN, 978-4790708742, 2001.03