wk 2 discussion.docx - This weeks\u2019 scenario is patient MR a 23-year-old Native American male comes in to see you because he has been having anxiety

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This weeks’ scenario is patient MR, a 23-year-old Native American male comes in to see you because he has been having anxiety and wants something to help him. He has been smoking "pot" and says he drinks to help himself too. He tells you he is afraid that he will not get into heaven if he continues in this lifestyle. He is not taking any prescription medications and denies drug use. He has a positive family history of diabetes, hypertension, and alcoholism. Socioeconomic Socioeconomic status looks at an individuals education, income, occupation, as well as the inequalities within a group of individuals. Many individuals lack health insurance for many reasons. One of these reasons includes, the individual does not have a high enough education to qualify for a high paying job that would include health insurance. Many of these individuals do not have a high school diploma. Due to not having a high education level many work low paying seasonal jobs. These type of jobs do not offer health insurance and does not allow the individuals to be able to pay out of pocket for a doctor’s visit or medication. It also does not allow the individual to have adequate housing. Due to these circumstances many minority individuals
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