Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech Communication
1 online resource (134 p.)
Communication in medicine, Intercultural communication, Indians of North America -- Medical care -- Alaska, Eskimos -- Medical care -- Alaska
The purpose of this study is to investigate in what ways cultural value differences between Alaskan Native clients and non-Native health professionals affect the communicating of "wellness" concepts. Specifically, this study focuses on possible difference in the cultural value orientation of "Man's Relationship to Health."
Allan, Janet A., "The communication of wellness concepts interculturally in an Alaskan health-care context" (1985). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3427.