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RELATED BUT DISTINCT? CHRONIC ILLNESS, DISABILITY, AND “COMORBIDITY” IN THE 21ST CENTURY
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Sponsored By: Society for Medical Anthropology and Society for Psychological Anthropology
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 1:45 PM-3:30 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Lesley Jo Weaver (Emory University)
Chairs:  Lesley Jo Weaver (Emory University)
1:45 PM
Diabetes and Organ Failure In Rural, Developing Context: Prejudices of Modern Medicine
Carolyn M Smith-Morris (SMU and Southern Methodist University)
2:15 PM
The Weight of Structural Violence: Syndemic Stress and Obesity In Urban US Youth
Lauren Slubowski Keenan-Devlin (Northwestern University)
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Nodes of Social Inequality: A Syndemic Analysis of Depression and Diabetes
Emily Mendenhall (University of the Witwatersrand)
3:15 PM
Discussion