Health and illness social and biological constructs

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Health and illness social and biological constructs

Though mental illness is more widely recognized and accepted than it was 50yrs ago,I think if the research were to go deeper I think that it would be proven that today there are more mentally ill people today than 50yrs ago and I believe that to be because of the "need" to have a "label" for one anothers behavior.

I find that people today LIKE being able to find an excuse for unacceptable behavior therefore when nothing else can be found to be physically wrong for them,it is just labeled "mental illness" when in reality "US" as a society are becoming lazy and more acceptable of unacceptable behavior if the person doing unacceptable behavior has been "diagnosed" mentally ill.

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Years ago,there was LESS ADHA disorders,there was less Bi-Polarism and I attribute it clearly to the fact that children learned to control this behavior because they knew if they got out of order they would be certainly disciplined and discipline controlled alot of things as it would today if people did it right.

Having come from a dysfunctional family myself and projecting some of that same behavior onto my children there could certainly be a certain amount of "mental illness" because of dysfunctionalism but I believe it to be "learned mental illness" and not a brain malfunction which is what I would call MENTAL ILLNESS.

Health and illness social and biological constructs

I have a brother who has been diagnosed by a female Dr. Controller,manipulator and temper tantrum thrower.“It is imperative that the medicalized control over transgenders’ bodies and psyches be subject to scrutiny.” The medicalization of trans-identity has been documented throughout history, although it is markedly more evident in the contemporary age of advancing technology and science.

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Apr 28,  · In reality though, ideas about health and illness are always social constructions. While science is a major contributor, society’s nonscientific beliefs regarding anything from health and illness to morality have an enormous impact on the development of diseases.

vii Health research methodology: A guide for training in research methods INTRODUCTION This is a revised version of an earlier manual on Health Research Methodology and deals with the basic concepts and principles. Examine health and illness as Social and Biological Constructs 1. The terms ' health ' and ' illness ' do not mean the same thing to everyone.

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