Socio-Cultural History

Financial factors relevant to current adaption (e.g. loss of income, poverty, or
bankruptcy)
Answer:
Client B.M. verbalized as I asked her, that her family had a little bit of poverty

But it didn’t affect her as a person, even if she had to work hard for her children and husband to
eat. She also verbalized in the later days of our conversation, that when her income can’t feed her
family and her husband got drunk, her husband would physically and mentally abuse
her.
Other significant environmental factors(describe)
Health beliefs and practices(describe)
Personal and responsibilities for health and wellness: Client is a Roman Catholic
and she doesn’t have any unusual practices in an illness. She believes that when
someone has an illness it would be necessary to rest, drink more fluid and drink OTC
Drugs and if it doesn’t, consider to see a doctor upon medication.
Ritualistic Behavior/Practices
- Client is a roman catholic and doesn’t have any ritualistic
behavior/practices during her outside activities before she was taken
inside the institution. Everyday, she helps at the pantry, even when she’s
sick, she still wants to help
Religious/spiritual values
Religious/spiritual values, beliefs and practices(describe):
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Client B. M. believes in God and the power of prayers, no other practices
have been assessed

Educational History/background
Highest level of Education Attained : 1st year High School
Reasons for dropping out, transfer or quitting school:
- Her uncle (she calls Papa),a foreigner, was the one who would send her to
school, but when he died, she needed to stop because of financial factors.
She was also made as a helper in their mama’s (auntie) house and she
didn’t have any choice but to follow.
Achievement during school days:
She had ribbons and received a medal but can’t remember what it’s for
Occupational Background
Current Occupation: Pantry Helper
Other job interests:
She is only interested in the pantry, even if you’ll give her other choices
Previous jobs, work or employment: canteen helper, street vendor
VI. alcohol and substance use history

. and she doesn’t drink it everyday. together with her husband and she also said to me that she drinks a lot.Explore possible client use of alcohol and drugs(to ascertain co-morbidity). 4 times per week). but not everyday (approx. Client verbalized when she was still outside of the institution she drinks coffee but only when she feels to. No history of nicotine use. Client also verbalized on the later days of our conversation that she drinks alcohol. history of nicotine and caffeine should also be explored since these are aggravating factors of symptoms.