9-23-Definitions of health-overheads

9-23-Definitions of health-overheads - SOC354K

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SOC 354K Part 2:  Health and Illness Behaviors / Health Professions Wednesday, 9/23 “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,” (Fadiman, Ch. 3) Health Behavior ( ) Objectives o Discuss the main points of the Fadiman chapter o Learn different definitions of health (and some critiques) o Biomedical def. of health o Sociological def. of health o World Health Organization def. of health o (time permitting) Learn about the “social construction of health” o (time permitting) Apply the social construction of health to the  case of mental health
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“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,”  (Fadiman, Ch. 3) What are the main points you took from the chapter about the daughter  of Hmong refugees in the U.S. who was eventually diagnosed with  epilepsy?
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Biomedical Definition of Health Two major approaches to looking at health and illness:  the clinical approach (or biomedical approach) and  the social system approach (or sociological approach). The  clinical/biomedical approach  is based on a __________________  definition of health which focuses solely on the a person’s physiological  state and the presence or absence of _________________.   Health  is defined as the absence of ________________ or  ___________________________.  It is not a positive state, but the 
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9-23-Definitions of health-overheads - SOC354K

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