W1 Activity Post Prompt

Based on the Illness Activity so complete that first…

Title: From the activity – which condition was the most difficult to put in either category as being an illness or not being an illness? (e.g. “Migraines” or “Old Age”)

Body: (300-400 words)

  • Share your definitions of health and illness – what were the deciding factors?
  • Try to explain where you think these ideas came from – society, the media, family, personal experience, school… ?
  • Pick three of the conditions from the list and explain why or why not you thought it was an illness.

Comment: (200-300 words)

  • Pick a post with a condition you didn’t analyze in your own post.
  • Do some research and explain how that condition is perceived and treated in other cultures. Make sure to cite your sources (websites, articles, etc).

Category: “W1 Activity”

Post Due: Friday 7/6

Comment Due: Sunday 7/8


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