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Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 2 Traditional Health Beliefs and Practices
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Objectives that will be met by this chapter Value traditional beliefs and practices
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What does the term “majority culture” refer to in the US? WASP: white anglo-saxon protestant Is that still the driving cultural force? Individuality and control over fate…you are in control! Go to the doctor Shame on you if you don’t get your pap smear, annual check up, prostate exam, mammogram, dental hygiene, immunizations, blood tests, Heal thyself
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Worldview Biomedicine: Conventional health care in the United States It’s based on scientific findings of researchers and uses the latest technologies Is it the be all and end all???
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Comparing Majority American Culture to Other Cultural Mastery over nature Harmony with nature Personal control over the environment Fate: powerlessness Doing-activity Being/becoming Time dominates Personal interaction dominates Human equality Hierarchy/rank/status Individualism/privacy Group welfare Youth Elders
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