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acculturatione

process of learning norms, bliefs, and behavioral expectations of a group other than one's own group.

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cultural competence

acquisition of knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of a culture that facilitates provision of culturally appropriate health care

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ethnic group

people within a culture who share characteristics based on race, religion, color, national origin, or language

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ethnocentrism

an assumption of cultural superiority and and an inability to accept the ways of another culture

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ethnicity

an individual's identification of slef as part of an ethnic group (people w/in a culture who share characteristics based on race, religion, color, national origin, or language).

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race

a grouping of people based on biological similarities

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whole medical systems

traditional chinese medicine
ayurveda
homeopathy
naturopathy

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mind body medicine

biofeedback, hypnosis, relaxation therapy, meditation, visual imagery, yoga, taichi, qi gong, cognitive behavioral therapies, group supports, autogenic training, and spirituality

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biologically based practices

botanicals, prebiotics/probiotics, whole food diets, functional foods, animal derived extracts, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, and proteins.

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manipulative and body based practices

chiropractic and osteopathic manipulation, massage therapy, and reflexology

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energy medicine

sound energy therapy, light therapy, acupuncture, qi gong, reiki and johre, therapeutic touch, intercessory prayer, whole medical systems, and magnetic therapy.

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low risk therapies

meditation, relaxation techniques, imagery, music therapy, massage, touch, laughter and humor, spiritual measures, such as prayer.