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Ji, Yadong. 2019. Acculturating the Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Culture-Centered Study of Chinese International Students’ Idealization of Medical Integration during Sojourns. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research 48 (4) : 370–383.
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The results indicate how integration has been idealized and imposed as the only acceptable medical acculturation strategy of traditional Chinese medicine for Chinese international students sojourning in the U.S.; they also suggest that medical integration has been employed as a disguising cloak of medical assimilation and therefore, immigrants’ integration and acculturation should be carefully explored in health contexts.