A potential explanation for healers being used in addition to or instead of traditional medical personnel is their
a. unique language that is characteristic of their calling.
b. exclusive dialogue with the person who is ill.
c. formal relationship with the client.
d. willingness to be available at any time.
An illness of the spirit is treated through repentance and is considered
a. physical healing.
b. spiritual healing.
c. inner healing.
The six-week postpartum check that women have after having a baby closely matches the crucial ________ day practice of ancient times.
Baptism dates for children have significance within various religions. Water is the common element in baptism as water signifies
a. protecting the child from illness.
b. cleansing the child either from evil or other maladies.
c. the relation of the child to God.
d. dedication of the child to a family group.
Wearing white clothes in the Buddhist tradition indicates
a. mourning the death of a relative.
b. recognition of a religious holiday.
c. joy for the birth of an infant.
d. celebration for a marriage.
The decline in the use of patent medicine utilization in the United States began with
a. the passage of the Food and Drug Act.
b. increased popularity of over-the-counter medicines.
c. the rise in alternative health care practitioners.
d. Medicare reimbursement for prescription medications.
An important health protection practice among Black American Baptists is
a. drinking blackstrap molasses.
b. eating fresh lemons.
c. wearing camphor around the neck in the winter.
d. taking a daily shot of whiskey.
Chicken soup is considered a universal HEALTH restoration intervention in which tradition?
b. Pacific Islander
c. Eastern European Jewish
As a HEALTH maintenance practice, the use of cod liver oil is advocated by those of the
a. German Catholic tradition.
b. Italian Catholic tradition.
c. Iranian (U.S.) Islamic tradition.
d. English Episcopal tradition.
A HEALTH protection practice among Irish-American Catholics is drinking
a. senna tea.
c. hot peppermint tea.
d. wine daily.