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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

Ethnocentrism

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Borne out of each persons unique life experience and his or her personal effort to find purpose and meaning of life

Spirituality

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The key to understanding cultural diversity is what??

Self awareness and understanding ones culture

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An organized system of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe

Religion

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This theory assumes that all events in life have a cause and effect, that the human body functions more or less mechanically

Biomedical

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Professional health care that is culturally sensitive, appropriate, and competent

Cultural care

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A social group that may possess shared traits such as common geographic origin, migratory status, religion, language, values , traditions, or symbols , and food preferences

ethnicity

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The basic premise is that the world is an arena in which supernatural forces dominate

Magiocoreligious

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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

Acculturation

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Cultural characteristics refers to the physical objects, resources, and spaces that ppl use to define their culture

Material

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Unfair and avoidable health differences affect people who experience social economic and or environmental disadvantage.

Health disparities

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A pattern of shared attitudes, beliefs , self definitions, Norms, roles, and values that can occur among those who speak a particular language or live in a defined geographic region

Culture