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NURS 266 - Health & Cultural Diversity / Kutenplon, Deborah

Book and Other Resources

Search the Library catalog for books, e-books, encyclopedias, DVDs, streaming media, government documents, etc.

Reference Works ( Encyclopedias, dictionaries, e-reference collections, etc)

Search these collections for overviews of countries - people, government, geography, culture, religion, education, health & medicine,  etc.  

A few examples of books and e-books in our collection

Search terms

Always consider the many words which are used to refer to one thing or phenomenon.   It is helpful to use a variety of terms in your searches to see which provides you with the best results. Terminology also changes with time and with attitudes but also with research and discovery. 

Here are some examples of words which express the same or similar concepts: 

Ritual, Practice, Belief, Custom ( and their plurals)

Holidays, Festivals

Bereavement, Grief,  Mourning

Hispanic, Latinas/Latinos, Mexican, Mexican American, Central Americans

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Senility

Aged, Elderly, Older Persons, Seniors

Mental Illness, Mental Health, Depression, Bipolar/manic depressive, Schizophrenia

Religion, Spirituality, Faith

Culture, Customs

African, West Africans, Congolese

Birth, Childbirth, Prenatal, Natality, Childbearing,

Child Rearing, Parents/Parenting,