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The health beliefs of the Chinese community in England

Marie-Claude Gervais

The health beliefs of the Chinese community in England

a qualitative research study

by Marie-Claude Gervais

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Published by Health Education Authority in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p. 84-87.

StatementMarie-Claude Gervais and Sandra Jovchelovitch.
ContributionsJovchelovitch, Sandra., Health Education Authority.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 87p. ;
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18549610M
ISBN 100752111817
OCLC/WorldCa41629088

1. J Adv Nurs. Oct;36(2) Chinese values, health and nursing. Chen YC(1). Author information: (1)Veterans General Hospital, , Sec 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. [email protected] PURPOSE: To describe the roots of Chinese values, beliefs and the concept of health, and to illustrate how these ways have influenced the development of health care and nursing Cited by: A doctor of the same sex is preferred by most Chinese, especially women. Health related beliefs and practices Health beliefs and profiles of the descendants of Chinese migrants who arrived a number of generations ago are often similar to those of Anglo-Celtic Australians.

Chinese Values, Customs and Beliefs. Ancient viewpoint: “With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown” The Chinese take pride in their years of ancient history and long experience with creating important cornerstones for civilization. Merging Chinese Traditional Medicine into the American Health System Charles Feng Human Biology, Stanford University [email protected] My grandmother, a frail year-old woman who has spent her whole life in China and Taiwan, recently came to stay with my family in the San Francisco Bay area. At her age, health is of great concern - she takes four.

How culture influences health beliefs All cultures have systems of health beliefs to explain what causes illness, how it can be cured or treated, and who should be involved in the process. The extent to which patients perceive patient education as having cultural relevance for them can have a profound effect on their reception to information. its communities struggle in England's postindustrial era. Demography. The population was million in The estimated nonwhite proportion of the population for that year was percent, with the officially designated ethnic groups being black Caribbean, black African, black other, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Chinese.


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