5 edition of Health and Cultures found in the catalog.
by Mosaic Press (NY)
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||347|
these cultural practices, which have endured centuries of practice work for the people. It is not uncommon to think of something crude and bad whenever one talks about cultural practices as it concerns health. Not all cultural/traditional practices are bad however, some have stood the test of time and have positive values. Their differences in orientation frequently reflect the basic cultural or structural differences, between groups, toward health. In many “simpler societies” (sic) sickness is explained by impersonal malevolent forces or conditions, which seek to attack humans through the agency of witchcraft and demonic possession (Shina, ).
Food as culture. Falk pointed out that the eating community and the meal are the basic foundation of all , there is no culture without food. Food functions as a way to give structure to daily life and to ritualistically mark the passages from one formal life stage (e.g., eating cake at a wedding) or informal life stage (e.g., drinking a nightcap before bedtime) Cited by: Cultural respect benefits consumers, stakeholders, and communities and supports positive health outcomes. Because a number of elements can influence health communication—including behaviors, language, customs, beliefs, and perspectives—cultural respect is also critical for achieving accuracy in medical research.
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"Medicine and Culture: Varieties of Treatment" compares and contrasts the practice of medicine in 4 countries. This is not a book about different health care systems, but rather a book about how differently doctors & patients in these countries apply diagnoses and therapies, and which, often unspoken ideologies are by: Culture, Health and Illness is the leading international textbook on the role of cultural and social factors in health, illness, and medical care.
Since first published init has been used in over 40 countries within universities, medical schools and nursing by: Written by three nationally known scholars and experts, Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach is designed to provide health care students and professionals with a clear understanding of foundations, philosophies, and processes that strengthen diversity management, inclusion, and culturally competent care by: Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals covers basic ideas and research in medical anthropology.
The book starts by discussing the scope of medical anthropology and the cultural definitions of anatomy and physiology, including the body structure and its functions. Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals, Second edition discusses the fundamentals of medical anthropology.
The book is comprised of 12 chapters that present both the theoretical framework and case histories relevant to the topic. "With its all-encompassing view, clear and rich in humanist thinking and social and human commitment, this book is a stimulating contribution to all health and diplomacy professionals engaged in these new and fascinating domains of International Relations that make us more capable of changing the world into a better place to live."--Paulo M.
Buss, Center for Global Cited by: CULTURAL COMPETENCE, CULTURAL SAFETY, AND CULTURAL HUMILITY. Knibb-Lamouche described cultural pre-competence and cross-cultural care as the recognition by a service provider that culture has an effect on health and does matter. This recognition enables the provision of services in ways that are not as damaging as in the past.
DEFINING THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT. Health is determined by several factors including genetic inheritance, personal behaviors, access to quality health care, and the general external environment (such as the quality of air, water, and housing conditions).Cited by: 6.
The Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology discusses the influence of cultural beliefs, norms and values on illness, health and health care.
The major health problems that are confronting the global village are discussed from a cultural perspective. Join oversubscribers!.
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Multicultural Health serves as a comprehensive guide for healthcare workers in any cultural community. By focusing on differences in cultural beliefs about health and illness and models for cross-cultural health and communication, this text helps students and professionals learn effective ways to implement health promotion programs and program evaluation across cultures.
This culture is reflected in the jargon members of a group use, in the orientation and emphasis in their textbooks, and in their mindset, or way of looking at the world. Health professionals in the United States, and the institutions in which they train. Cultural Diversity, Mental Health and Psychiatry: The Struggle against Racism By Suman Fernando Brunner-Routledge, Read preview Overview.
Search for more books and articles on cultural diversity. Looking for a topic idea. Use Questia's Topic Generator. This collection of essays examines the interrelations between illness, disability, health, society, and culture.
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This concise, easy-to-read handbook prepares you to relate to individuals from different cultures. Use it in class and clinical now and as a reference throughout your career. The Purnell Model is your guide as you explore 34 different cultures and the issues that you need to be sensitive to including cultural variations regarding personal space, dietary preferences.
Description. For courses in Community/Public Health Nursing, Transcultural Nursing and CEUs. The eighth edition of this well-respected book continues to promote an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural bility: This item has been replaced by .Am J Public Health.
December; 94 (12): This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The root causes of health disparities are numerous and relate to individual behaviors, provider knowledge and attitudes, organization of the health care system, and societal and cultural values.
Disparities have been well documented, even in Cited by: How culture influences health beliefs All cultures have systems of health beliefs to explain what causes illness, how it can be cured or treated, and who should be involved in the process.
The extent to which patients perceive patient education as having cultural relevance for them can have a profound effect on their reception to information.