Mette Bech Risør is a professor in medical anthropology. She has many years of experience with research in functional disorders, however her research interests also span other fields, such as symptom perception/interpretation, illness perceptions, health systems and health practices in everyday life. Theoretically she is inspired by critical theory but also by phenomenology/life world concepts and theories on health, illness and doctor-patient relations. She has operationalised these theories and others in analyses of knowledge production, illness explanations and rationality/reasoni...
International development, Global Health, Haiti, youth work, social work, social medicine, preventive medicine, trauma, resilience, everyday life, youth navigation, critical ethnography, participatory action research, multimodal anthropology, visual methods
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