Flashcards in Behavioral Final Deck (30):
Unique cultural and social heritage within the primary racial divisions that reflect customs, language, diet, religious beliefs.
Sum total of human behavior passed down from generation to generation or from one to another within the group.
People who share similarities in heritage and traditions passed on from generation to generation.
Share common factors: food, language, dialect, music
Formed by a group of person who have developed interest or goals different from the primary culture:
- occupation (Hollywood culture)
- gender (gay culture)
- age (youth culture)
- social class (middle class)
Tradition kosher diet
Circumcision performed to prevent disease
Emphasis for cleanliness
Uses herbs as natural religious ritual for treating illness
May be treated by a same gender healthcare provider and or interpreter.
Prayer and religious counsel will heal the sick
Sickness is mentally originated and can be cured through proper mental processes
Accept drug less practices
Classification of human being based on physical characteristics such as skin color, stature, eye color, hair color and texture, facial characteristics and general body characteristics. ALL ARE HEREDITARY CANT BE CHANGED
Dignity and worth of all individuals through concern for their network of attitudes, values, behavior patterns and way of life.
All humans have basic need
Recognized the right of all humans to have their needs satisfied
An individual is more than the total sum of parts.
Emotional and spiritual needs are included
Shows concern for and interest in all dimensions of the individual
Erroneous behavior of assuming that people possess certain characteristics or traits simply because they are members of a particular group.
Is the belief that one's culture is superior to that of others.
Defined by a persons income, occupation and level of education.
U.S.- large middle class
Where one lives
How one spends money
How one's uses free time
Where one receives and pays for health care.
One's General and oral health status.
Relative based on the standards prevailing in the community.
-poverty in one community may be considered wealth in another.
-poverty is a culture and as a culture it is passed on from generation to generation.
Person who lives in poverty are likely to manifest what?
-dependent on gov asst for survival
-external locus of control
-mental and/or physical disability
Signals made with the body that communicate emotions
-shaking the head
-slap on back
Zones of territory
Appropriate distances between people
Religious beliefs: same gender issues
Can be based upon degree of respect, authority and friendship.
Anglo countries including
Latin Americans, Africans, Arabs and Southern Europeans.
DH invade the specials zones of clients
Staring or continuously looking
Lack of eye contact
Far East people: touch other person as sign of respect
Third world: people of opposite gender rarely touch
Traditional Japanese, Chinese and Arab men and women seldom touch in public
So many things at the same time
Are repetitive in their speech
Place a low value on time
Linear in their thinking
Clock and work oriented
Unpleasant mental, emotional or physiologic sensation derived from a specific dental related stimulus
Nonspecific unease, apprehension or negative thoughts about what may happen. Fear of unknown
Persistent fear in which an object or situation is avoided or endured with intense anxiety it interferes with normal routine
What is released from the hypothalamus when you have stress reactions?
Adrenaline and cortisol
Helping anxious patients in the dental office
Full disclosure of unseen fears
Full disclosure of $$$
Minimize waiting time
Give patient some control
Measured by calendar since birth