Health perceptions of Mexican American women.

  title={Health perceptions of Mexican American women.},
  author={Cindy Mendelson},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  volume={13 3},
  • Cindy Mendelson
  • Published 2002 in
    Journal of transcultural nursing : official…
This article describes the health perceptions of a sample of moderately to highly acculturated Mexican American women. Using an ethnographic design, the author interviewed 13 women to determine their health perceptions. The interviews were guided by the domains of health described in the World Health Organization (WHO) definition of health. Three broad categories of health perceptions were identified: the physical body, the emotional component, and finding balance. With the addition of a… CONTINUE READING

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