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Session 9 Culture and Healt h dry' 6 Learning Objectives 1. Define culture 2. Describe the most imPortant relationships between culture and health Outline theories of how behavior change occurs in health Describe key measures to Promote behavior change for better health Discuss the importance of social assessments The lmportance of Culture to Health 1. Retated tofreath lshgyigt:' 2. [email protected] 3. Linked to-g!gJ to which people use health services The Concept of Culture L. Developed at the end of 19th century 2. Many different definitions "Set of rules or standards shared bY members of society, which when acted upon by the members, Produce behavior that falls within a range of variation the members consider proper and acceptable". a. Defines who we are "A unified set of and standards of behavior shared by a group of people-. lt is the way a person
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Unformatted text preview: 3. 4. 5. understands experiences throughout their life course" 3. Modern definition suggests culture is "behavior and beliefs that are learned and shared." 4. Operates in a varietY of domains Look for culture in these domains. .. Family Social groups lndividual growth and development Communication Religion Art Music Politics and law Economy Culture and Society 1. Society is a group of people who occupy a specific locality and shar,e the sam.e cultural traditions 2. Social structure of societY -relationships of different groups in society 3. Heterogeneity within all cultures View from inside and outside-How Other Cultures are Viewed r Our Perspective Ethnocentrism - when one views another culture through the prism of their own society 5-ccepts, orders, interPrets and...
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