- Identifying author, publishing information, audience, and purpose (2 pts.)
- Who are the author(s) of this article? ______________________________________
- Look at the author’s biography (sentences about his/her background and experience at the end of the article.) What do you see in the author’s background that makes him/her qualified to write about this topic?
- When was this article written? ________________________________________
- Where was this article published? _____________________________________
- At the end of the introduction section, the authors state their goal for writing this article. What is/are their goals? to persuade □ to inform □ to entertain □
- Who do you think was the intended audience for the article?
- Asking questions about the text: (3 pts.)
- After reading the article, what are three questions that you have about the subject (that are NOT answered in the article)? Remember: “no questions” = “not thinking critically”
- What sort of support do the authors use in the article? (examples of support: personal experience, interviews, quotes from scientific articles, statistics from research) Do you think they accomplished their goal stated in the paper? How/Why?
- Understanding the main ideas of the text: (5 pts.)
- What is migration? How does it vary?
- Define the terms below and explain the differences in their contact with the ‘majority’ culture.
- What factors influence the occurrence of mental illness in migrants? Include in your explanation information about what stages each factor occurs.
- What is cultural bereavement?
- Why is it important for a clinician to understand cultural differences in grieving? What can result if they do not? Explain.
- What are the some components of our cultural identity?
- What is acculturation? How does it help migrants?
- Define socio-centric society:
Define egocentric society:
What is Bhugra’s hypothesis about migration between these types of societies? What can help?