ch 5

  1. includes culture, ethnicity and race
    cultural diversity
  2. is a shared system of beliefs, values, and behavioral expectations that provides social structure for daily living
  3. is a large group of people who are members of the larger cultural group but who have certain ethnic, occupational, or physical characteristic that are not common to the larger culture
    • subculture
    • ex. teenagers and older adults are often regard as subcultures of the general population in the US
  4. is a sense of identification with a collective cultural group, largely based on the group's common heritage
  5. when one assumes that all members of a culture, ethnic group, or race are alike
    • stereotyping
    • negative ex. racism, ageism, sexism
  6. the belief that everyone else should conform to your own belief system
    cultural imposition
  7. when one ignores differences and proceeds as though they do not exist
    cultural blindness
  8. occurs when people become aware of cultural differences, feel threatened, and respond by ridiculing the beliefs and tradition of others to make themselves feel more secure about their own values
    cultural conflict
  9. tay-sachs disease is associated with...?
    individuals of eastern european jewish decent
  10. they deal with problems within the family and consider it inappropriate to tell problems to a stranger
    hispanic people
  11. they often consider mental illness a stigma and seeking psychiatric help a disgrace to the family
    Chinese people
  12. in times of high stress or anxiety, they may demonstrate a hyperkinetic seizure-like activity known as ataques
    Puerto Ricans
  13. Woman is dominant
    white and african american families
  14. refers to the ability of caregivers and organizations to understand and effectively respond to the needs of patients and their families n a health care encounter
    linguistic competence
  15. direct eye contact may considered impolite or aggressive by many....?
    • asians
    • native americans
    • indochinese
    • arabs
    • appalachians
    • these people tend to avert their eyes while speaking
  16. they may look downward in deference to age, gender, social position, economic status, or authority
  17. women for this ethnic group often indicate modesty by avoiding direct eye contact
  18. men may avoid direct eye contact with women
    Hasidic Jewish
  19. people who commonly sit and stand close to one another when talking
    arabic and african origin
  20. people who are more comfortable with some distance between themselves and others
    asian and european
  21. being late is considered a sign of respect
    South Asian cultures
  22. a
  23. people with lowest income
    • african american
    • native american
    • alaska natives
  24. a person or family whose income falls below an established poverty line
    is considered poor
  25. an online service whose goal is to advance health equity at every point of contact through the development and promotion of culturally and linguistically appropriate devices
    think cultural health created by the office of minority health
  26. six cultural pnenomena
    • communication
    • space
    • social organization
    • time
    • environmental control
    • biological variations
  27. resulted from work by Dr. Madeleine Leininger
    transcultural nursing
  28. what happened if patient is forced to accept such care?
    results in feeling of guilt and alienation from religious or cultural group are likely to threaten that patient's well being
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ch 5
culture diversity