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Self Control, Fatalism, and Health in Appalachia
Journal of Appalachian Studies
Vol. 17, No. 1/2 (Spring/Fall 2011), pp. 108-122
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41446937
Page Count: 15
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How does fatalism affect the ways in which medical professionals view Appalachians' interest in their own health? Via a literature review, this concept is explored to reveal various ways in which fatalism can shift its meaning along a continuum from abdication of all self-efficacy to a complex interaction of environment, economics, belief, and abdication.
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