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The values, beliefs, attitudes, languages, symbols, rituals, behaviors, and customs unique to a particular group of people and passed from one generation to the next.
A classification of people based on physical or biological characteristics such as the color of skin, hair, and eyes; facial features; blood type; and bone structure.
The process of learning the beliefs and behaviors of a dominant culture and assuming some of the characteristics.
The ability to recognize and appreciate the personal characteristics of others, is essential in health care.
Care that provides for the well being of the whole person and meets not only physical needs, but also social and mental needs.
Often called territorial space, describes the distance people require to feel comfortable while interacting with each other.
The benefits individuals have about themselves, their connections with others, and their relationship with a higher power.
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