Advanced Search Abstract Background: Open University Press Design and Methods: Two hundred and eight nursing aides from 18 nursing homes in Israel completed demographic, work stressors, burnout, and perceived control questionnaires and a case vignette questionnaire to test attitudes condoning elder abuse. The mean score of the attitudes condoning abusive behaviors was relatively high at 3.
Mexicans have a unique culture of their own.
Demographic and Cultural Background Information The acculturation process varies for each person and culture.
This section addresses the history of the country of origin and immigration, primary languages and communication, family structure, daily living and food practices, and spiritual or religious orientation. Spanish people came to Mexico see figure 9. Other tribes supported the Spanish in conquering the Aztecs.
Once it became illegal to cross the border, many Mexicans stayed in the United States but maintained their culture and values. Immigrants who try to cross the border illegally are under stress of getting caught, being deported, or dying. Mexicans have come to the United States to be with family members who immigrated previously and for employment opportunities, health care, and education.
First-generation immigrants have often found only temporary work in fields, doing physical labor, or taking on jobs that Americans refuse to do Lipson et al.
Second- and third-generation immigrants have been able to find white-collar jobs that require college education. The majority of Mexicans live in cities, and many fail to complete a high school education; Los Angeles is the U.
Primary Languages and Communication Styles Mexicans speak a variety of languages, including Spanish, English, and an indigenous Indian language e. There are several dialects of Spanish and of the Indian language. If you must wave, do so with the palm down so as to not offend the person.
Do shake hands, and always start with the oldest person first Malat, Distinctive to This Culture Mexican people are soft spoken. A raised voice is thought to indicate anger; staying calm is a respected virtue Malat, Silence tends to be a part of the evaluation of words that have been said Malat.
Mexican people may seem to agree when they really do not; nodding may mean nothing more than respect for the athletic trainer Malat. Personal distance is close 1.
Women may greet each other with a kiss or cheek-to-cheek hug even if it is their first meeting Malat. Family Structure It is not uncommon to see three generations living under the same roof. Everyone is expected to contribute, including the youngest and oldest members.
The needs of the family are deemed more important than the needs of the individual Downes, Adults are respected for their knowledge. Members of an extended family may live close to one another as a way to maintain cultural identity. The Mexican male is expected to provide for his family financially, whereas women are expected to take care of the children and run the home, but in many households both adults work.
Decision making is primarily the responsibility of the adult male, but all close adults may be consulted. Thus a Mexican athlete who completes a questionnaire regarding health may not share past medical conditions or illnesses if they are thought to have no bearing on how the athlete feels now.
This tendency may make it more challenging for an athletic trainer to treat an illness or condition. Foods most common in the Mexican diet include rice, beans, onions, fruits, potatoes, fish, meats, tortillas, and plantains.
Prepackaged food is not viewed favorably; tortillas, for example, are not store bought but made from scratch. Many Mexicans are lactose intolerant. Foods are classified as hot or cold, depending not on temperature but on how each reacts within the body.Mar 30, · This exemplifies the importance of the mental status examination to the practice of psychiatry.
Where Human Services Professionals Work. Working conditions vary. Human services workers in social service agencies generally spend part of the time in the office and the rest of the time in the field. Most work a hour week. Some evening and weekend work may be necessary, but compensatory time off is usually granted.
Legal/policy definitions of disability have been developed in recent decades to protect individuals from discrimination in the most important components of American life -- employment, housing, and public accommodations that include schools and universities, settings for the delivery of health care and social services, business and commercial services, recreational/cultural programs, transportation, and .
This study identified the knowledge and attitude toward e-cigarette among Form 4 students of a secondary school in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. A cross-sectional study using two stage sampling was done in Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Indera Mahkota (2).
The mental status examination is a structured assessment of the patient's behavioral and cognitive functioning. It includes descriptions of the patient's appearance and general behavior, level of consciousness and attentiveness, motor and speech activity, mood and affect, thought and perception, attitude and insight, the reaction evoked in the .
proper attitudes towards work developing favourable work values and importance to community work/social service for creating social organized as to realize the objectives of Work Education such as inculcation among learners of respect for manual work, values for self-reliance, cooperativeness, perseverance, helpfulness, tolerance and.