The South African traditional belief scale as an instrument to aid culture-congruent health care

Johann Beuster, Gerhard Schwär
2005 Health SA Gesondheid: Journal of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences  
Medical and psychological health care professionals are becoming increasingly aware that effective treatment in culturally diverse societies requires sensitivity to the patient's cultural beliefs and customs (Davidhizar & Giger, 2001:2; Foley & Wurmser, 2004:2; Hickson & Christie, 1989:162; Mkize, 2003:4; Narayanasamy, 2003:1). Opsomming Mediese en sielkundige gesondheidsorgberoepslui word toenemend daarvan bewus dat doeltreffende behandeling in kultureel diverse gemeenskappe sensitiwiteit
more » ... sensitiwiteit teenoor die pasiënt se kulturele oortuigings en gebruike vereis (Davidhizar & Giger, 2001:2; Foley & Wurmser, 2004:2; Hickson & Christie, 1989:162; Mkize, 2003:4; Narayanasamy, 2003:1). *Please note: This is a reduced version of the abstract. Please refer to PDF for full text.
doi:10.4102/hsag.v10i4.205 fatcat:6jkvz5id35ddnfqav6vjtdtacy