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Questions for Martin's Family
1. Values, health perception
What is your family's health status in relation to activities to promote health and wellness?
What would you consider as harmful habits to the family's health?
Is there any history of disease or medical issues or challenges in the family?
What do you normally eat and/or drink on a typical day?
Do you suffer from any medical complications or illnesses that affect nutritional and metabolism function?
Are there any enhancements to the family diet regimen?
How many hours of sleep does each family member get on a daily basis?
Do you usually feel fatigue after sleep?
What is the most appropriate description of your rest and relaxation as a family?
Can you describe your bowel movements on a typical day?
Do you experience any difficulties in elimination patterns or urinating?
Are there any physical challenges that hinder normal elimination pattern or bowel movements?
How often do you exercise as a family?
Does your work or daily activities involve physical activity?
How would you describe the family's exercise or physical activity regimen?
Where do you obtain health and medication information for the family?
Who makes decisions regarding the health of the family?
Do you suffer from any mental illnesses, depression, or psychiatric issues?
How would you best describe yourself?
Are you satisfied with your body image and career choices?
How do you feel about the family's role in the society or neighborhood?
In consideration of other families, how does the family perceive itself?
Does the family feel part of the local community or neighborhood?
How does the family describe incidents that contribute to a change?
9. Role Relationship
What is the family's current living situation?
Is the family involved in any social groups?
How do you manage household responsibilities and tasks on a daily basis?
Are you currently sexually active?
Are you comfortable is discussing sexuality with family members?
Are there any sexual activities with other partners?
How do you deal with stressful situations in the family?
What resources do you have access to or readily utilize for coping with stressful situations?
Do you drink, smoke, or use drugs?
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Family focused Questions
1. Values, health perceptions
a. What kind of healthy activities are you engaged in?
b. How do you feel this impacts you well being?
c. How often are you involved with these activities?
a. What kinds of food choices do you make?
b. How is influencing your views about yourself?
c. Is there any time you deviate from these programs? Why?
3. Sleep / Rest
a. Do you frequently feel tired?
b. How often do you rest?
c. Do you feel it is enough?
a. How do you address key problems in your life?
b. Do you think it helps or makes the underlying situation worse?
c. Do you feel there are areas where this can change?
5. Activity / Exercise
a. How frequently are you physically active on weekly basis?
b. What areas are most important to you?
c. Why do you engage in them?
a. What are your perceptions of the family situation?
b. How is this influencing you?
c. What steps do you take to deal with it?
7. Sensory Perception
a. How do you feel about the family situation?
b. In what way does this influence your behavior?
c. What steps are you taking to address these issues?
a. How do issues with the family impact your perceptions?
b. How does this affect your relations with others?
c. Do you feel trapped?
9. Role Relationship
a. How does this impact how you see yourself?
b. How do the different roles influence your relationships with your parents and siblings?
c. What are the effects on you in the long-term?
a. Does your family have an influence on sex and relationships?
b. In what way does this shape who you are?
c. How will this affect your capacity to relate to others?
a. How do you cope with the challenges you are facing.
b. How does this impact your self-esteem?
c. What shapes these actions?
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