The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
- Published By
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux
This book covers the story of Lia Lee, a child of Hmong immigrants diagnosed with a severe form of epilepsy, and the cultural conflict that obstructs her treatment. The focus of the book is the importance of cultural competence in the doctor-patient relationship.