Who in your family has trouble with alcohol, high blood pressure, or diabetes? 6. Have you ever thought about hurting yourself or others? (If the answer is yes, I would ask if he has a plan. I would also refer him to a mental health specialist.) References Ball, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2015). Seidel's guide to physical examination (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby. Dains, J. E., Baumann, L. C., & Scheibel, P. (2016). Advanced health assessment and clinical diagnosis in primary care (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby. Dees, S. (2015). An equation of language and spirit: Comparative philology and the study of American Indian Religions. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion , 27 (3), 195–219. Retrieved from
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