Flashcards in Terminology test 1 Deck (12)
Tendency to view your own way of life as the most desirable, acceptable, or best and act superior to any other cultures way of life
Borne out of each persons unique life experience and his or her personal effort to find purpose and meaning of life
The key to understanding cultural diversity is what??
Self awareness and understanding ones culture
An organized system of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe
This theory assumes that all events in life have a cause and effect, that the human body functions more or less mechanically
Professional health care that is culturally sensitive, appropriate, and competent
A social group that may possess shared traits such as common geographic origin, migratory status, religion, language, values , traditions, or symbols , and food preferences
The basic premise is that the world is an arena in which supernatural forces dominate
The process of social and psychological exchanges that take place when there are ongoing encounters between individuals of different cultures with subsequent changes in either or both groups
Cultural characteristics refers to the physical objects, resources, and spaces that ppl use to define their culture
Unfair and avoidable health differences affect people who experience social economic and or environmental disadvantage.