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Cultural factors among hispanics

Cultural factors among hispanics

perception and prevention of HIV infection

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Published by The Corporation in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- United States.,
    • Hispanic Americans -- Diseases.,
    • Latin Americans -- Diseases -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementproduced by Culturelinc Corporation.
      ContributionsCulturelinc Corporation., New York (State). AIDS Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 C85 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL938590M
      LC Control Number95622552
      OCLC/WorldCa27371973

      In October, the study will take a second look at cardiovascular risk, using echocardiography and blood and urine tests to correlate with demographic, cultural and lifestyle factors. Find your local NAMI. Cultural Values and Norms Underlying the Decision to Provide Care Several studies find that many collectivistic cultures prioritize social harmony over the desire to achieve or strive for personal goals [ 38 — 40 ]. But why?

      Combining acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of chronic pain in older adults. Mental health conditions go beyond these emotional reactions to specific situations. If finances are preventing you from finding help, contact a local health or mental health clinic or your local government to see what services you qualify for. View at: Google Scholar M.

      Legal Status For immigrants who arrive without documentation, the fear of deportation can prevent them from seeking help. And with this rising obesity rate has come increases in a variety of health problems: hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and sleep apnea, among others, all symptoms of a marked decline in the welfare of the human population Gil Extremera et al. For example, the U. If these healing methods are important to you, do use them. Hispanics people are vibrant, socializing, and fun loving people. Yeah, they expected me to get married and then to take care of them.


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Cultural factors among hispanics book

Hispanics have poverty rates that are two to nearly three times higher than whites; and 40 percent of their population is foreign born. Just as some critics have argued that the distinction between high and low cultures is an expression of the conflict between European elites and non-elites, other critics have argued that the distinction between civilized and uncivilized people is an expression of the conflict between European colonial powers and their colonial subjects.

Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 20, — Other Hispanic teens gain depression due to discrimination. For other outcomes, such as marriage rates and relationship quality, we are not able to explain the divide with the data available to us. Cultural invention has come to mean any innovation that is new and found to be useful to a group of people and expressed in their behavior but which does not exist as a physical object.

The concept of material culture covers the physical expressions of culture, such as technology, architecture and art, whereas the immaterial aspects of culture such as principles of social organization including practices of political organization and social institutionsmythologyphilosophyliterature both written and oraland science comprise the intangible cultural heritage of a society.

This was emphatically attested to throughout the focus group transcripts. This was depicted by caregivers in the following texts.

You feel, just feeling guilty because you feel like you are obligated.

Latino Mental Health

Typically, people group both terms as one singular item. Latino-based organizations often provide services regardless of legal status. Goodman, Robyn J. Your diagnosis, treatment plan and discussions with your mental health providers are confidential.

They usually attend schools with inferior resources, lack access to health care, and often live in families that can't advocate for them. What's been less clear? Among Hispanics, those of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent face the highest risk, compared with those from Central or South American backgrounds.

Johnson and J. The data supported that cultural values and norms influenced caregiving experiences, specifically cultural embeddedness of caregiving, cultural determinants of caregiving responsibilities or taxonomy of caregiving, and cultural values and norms underlying the decision to provide care.

If you feel you or a loved one might be experiencing a mental health condition, remember that these are biological disorders. They cannot share this information with others without your permission. Martin Lindstrom asserts that Kulturbrille, which allow us to make sense of the culture we inhabit, also "can blind us to things outsiders pick up immediately.

The transnational flow of culture has played a major role in merging different cultures and sharing thoughts, ideas, and beliefs. Hispanic immigrants are particularly susceptible to linguistic obstacles, reduced availability to precautionary healthcare, and at times have an absence of health insurance Hicks, And they have about the same levels of education and income as do African Americans, who marry less often and later, and divorce more often.

However, for European Americans caregiving did not appear to be culturally prescribed, as there was no cultural explanation provided in any of the focus group transcripts. They also had sleep, dental and hearing evaluations.

Collectively, Hispanics and Asians account for 23 percent of the overall population in the U. This compares with uninsured rates among children who are younger than 18 years of 7. Their nonmarital childbearing, single parenthood, and divorce rates are comparatively high, and their marriage quality and rates are comparatively low.

If you do not have legal documentation, seek out clinics and resources that care for all members of the community. The nonprofit National Alliance for Hispanic Health produced a booklet for participants that summarizes the results and highlights the data for each city. Discrimination and racism can emotionally scar a person.

Religious expressions associated with the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements are a key attribute of worship for Hispanics in many of the major religious traditions — far more so than among non-Latinos. In our study, Asian American caregivers emphasized that one reason they were providing care was that it was their position to take care of the elderly.Cultural competence is a doctor’s ability to recognize and understand the role culture (yours and the doctor's) plays in treatment and to adapt to this reality to meet your needs.

Unfortunately, research has shown lack of cultural competence in mental health care.

What Are Cultural Factors?

. germane to the understanding of cultural sensitivity and diabetes may be found in the synopsis along with the following definitions.3 Cultural sensitivity: the delivery of health information based on ethnic/cultural, norms, values, social beliefs, historical, environmental factors unique to specific population.

errors among Hispanics have been identified in the literature, including the Institute of Medicine’s landmark report,To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. These include: better patient-provider communication, improved cultural and linguistic proficiency of the health system, increased awareness of coexisting conditions, and a.

Feb 25,  · National study identifies health risks for Hispanics/Latinos. February 25, • The percentage who have obesity was high among all Hispanic/Latino groups but was lowest among participants of South American origin.

cultural and lifestyle factors. Genetic information will be analyzed to see if health and disease findings can be linked.

Multicultural Health serves as a comprehensive guide for healthcare workers in any cultural community. By focusing on differences in cultural beliefs about health and illness and models for cross-cultural health and communication, this text helps students and professionals learn effective ways to implement health promotion programs and program evaluation across cultures.

Hispanics bear a disproportionate burden of diabetes in the United States, yet relations of structural, socio-cultural and behavioral factors linked to diabetes are not fully understood across all of their communities. The current study examines disparities and factors associated with diabetes in adult Hispanics of Mexican-descent (N = ) participating in a population survey of an Cited by: 8.