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Asians

Culture
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TeAzsa Dash

on 31 October 2013

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ASIANS ASIANS Introduction: Our culture after all these years hardly has made any changes.
Asians are usually known for the stereotypes that they are or have:
Chinky Eyes
Cannot Drive
And usually eat Rice
Important parts of Asian culture:
Asian Art
Music
Cuisine
Literature Health Concepts
TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) is a natural Chinese healing system, mostly used in Asian Countries. Chinese people tend to believe in treating the body as a whole with the use of yin and yang and a calm, natural environment.
Herbal medicine is the most important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Cause of illness
They believe illnesses are caused by supernatural beings or a human being with special powers.
Supernatural Beings
Deity
Deader Ancestor
Unhealthy environment
Human Being
Witch
Sorcerer Traditional healers
Traditional Healers include:
Herbalist
Faith healers (Shaman healer; physician priest)
Physician
Methods of treatment
Cold remedies if yang is overpowering and hot remedies if yin is overpowering. Herbal remedies, Acupuncture an acupressure. Energy to restore balance between yin and yang.
Traditional Chinese Treatments (TCT) methods include:
Chinese herbs
Acupuncture
Meditation
Chinese massage therapy
Mental and physical disciplines such as Tai Chi and Qigong and nutritional therapy. Traditional Vietnamese Treatments (TVT) methods include:
Very similar to TCM, they still believe in the herbs and plants and treating the whole body along with a balance of yin and yang. They also believe that a balanced diet with help them.
Response to pain:
Chinese believe in "silent pain" meaning that they're quiet when in pain so that they don't bring dishonor to their family and themselves.
Japanese (may) refuse pain medications. They also believe in "silent pain." They believe in minimum to no communication when in pain.
Filipinos (may, mostly elderly) also refuse medication. They believe that pain is "God's will."
Pain must be accepted and endured silently.
Displaying pain in public brings disgrace. Religions:
Unaffiliated- Not affiliated
Christian- Of, relating to, or professing Christianity or its teachings.
Buddhist- supporting Buddhism
Hindu- Follower of Hinduism.
Muslim- Follower of the religion of Islam
Sikh-An adherent of Sikhism
Other Religion Works Cited
"Cultural Aspects of Pain Management | Dimensions of Culture." Dimensions of Culture RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2013. <http://www.dimensionsofculture.com/2010/11/cultural-aspects-of-pain-management/>.

"Culturally-based Beliefs About Illness Causation | Dimensions of Culture." Dimensions of Culture RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2013. <http://www.dimensionsofculture.com/2011/02/culturally-based-beliefs-about-illness-causation/>.

"Culturally-based Beliefs About Illness Causation | Dimensions of Culture." Dimensions of Culture RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2013. <http://www.dimensionsofculture.com/2011/02/culturally-based-beliefs-about-illness-causation/>.

"Traditional Healer Services." Health Systems -. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2013. <http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTHEALTHNUTRITIONANDPOPULATION/EXTHSD/0,,contentMDK:20190826~menuPK:438812~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:376793,00.html>.

Chinese Orchestra Album. "Traditional Chinese Music; Parting At Yuang Guan; Erhu." Rec. 10 June 2010. Moonbaby1962, 2010. CD.

Images: All our images were found on www.google.com/images we take no credit in any of these images! Healthcare Considerations Most Americans get their health coverage through their employer. Non-elderly AA & NHPI (National Health Provider Inventory) are less likely to have employer-sponsored health coverage compared to non-Hispanic Whites, and are more likely to be uninsured
Health Insurance Coverage: Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are less likely to be uninsured than All Asians. But may still receive about the same amount of coverage. Compare & Contrast: Interesting Facts:
In the United States the Asians are in the ethnic group:
Asian American which consists of Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia and Pacific Island countries, Japan, Korea, Laos, Pakistan, Philippines, Samoa, and Vietnam.
Vietnamese allow only the elderly to touch the head of a child because the head is considered sacred.
Asian Americans will stand close but usually do not touch during a conversation. Kissing or hugging is reserved for intimate relationships and never done in public view.
The basic unit for Asian families and extended, and, frequently, several different generations live in the same household.
Some Asian Americans consider direct eye contact to be rude.
Survey: Modern Past Still use herbs & plants Used to be "number one" Not #1 anymore Ruled by many families Used to be ruled by one family Dignified, spiritual, mysterious, & innovative. Deceptive, hopeless, obvious,
& sheep like.
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