How can AIDS be perceived in both a personalistic and naturalistic medical
1 It could be seen as personalistic because in some countries like Haiti,
they thought it was sent through sorcery to the body.
2 It would be seen as naturalist
What two aspects make HIV viruses different from regular viruses?
HIV is a retroviruses so they have RNA instead of DNA for there
genetic material and they also contain an enzyme called reverse
transcriptase which allows the retrovirus genetic material
1. What are some useful distinctions between the three categories and
which systems fall under each distinction?
The distinction is between ultimate and proximate cause. The natural
etiological system focuses on proximate cause and the process of disease.
What are the four protozoan species that cause malaria in humans?
What two hosts are required for the spread of the malaria virus? List 3
major steps in the infection process.
P. Falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae, and P.ovale. The two host are
What are the social forces that influenced the fate of Jean, Corina, and
Calvin? Provide specific examples from each case.
Jean-Refused to go get help because he needs to pay and he does
not have money for that because he is trying to put his kids thro
Why is Asia more susceptible to epidemic diseases?
Increasing migration and global traveling, high population density in urban
areas, more rapid spread of tropical diseases because of climate change,
and undeveloped healthcare systems.
List and desc
According to the text, what was the greatest source of misunderstanding
concerning the science of Chinese medicine? Support your answer by also
describing the two opposing sides of Western science and Chinese science.
There is a problem when it comes t
1.Identify the four laws in Chinese medical philosophy and explain the four
laws of the theory in relation to the five elements.
The laws of production, according to this law, wood produces fire, fire
produces earth, earth produces metal, metal produces w
Why were Russian incarceration rates so high? According to the reading,
what solution was proposed to try and decrease the incarceration rates?
Because most of the people were put in jail by the KGB and what
they said went, no matter what it was. A pos
1.The Traditional Healers Organization (THO) was established in 1970,
what is their main purpose in South Africa and what do they do with
healers and witch doctors?
There goal is to formally recognize traditional healers and to set up
traditional healer o