chapter 6 summary
Main point- Three of the Six leading deaths of disease were infectious diseases, lower
respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases and HIV and AIDS. The remaining three were non
communicable diseases, heart disease
1. Meaning seekers study health and illness from the experiences of others have gone
through per the text (Stroshchein and Weitz ,158). They believe illness to be
somewhat a social construct opposed to a scientific question t
The Health belief model offers an explanation as to why individuals adopt mannerisms to
prevent health. It is believed there are four factors which drive the individual to action.
The belief that they are suscep
What are the notable differences and similarities between the stress process (stressors
undermine health and wellbeing) and the life course approach?
Although they both speak to how people handle changes from one setting/status to