Posts by: pucket10

Poor Sanitation in India

A major health risk in India is that of poor sanitation dealing with the lack of facilities, proper sanitation and sanitary techniques, and also awareness of health risks due to unsanitary environments. The article I reviewed specifically deals with sanitation…

Medical Anthropology and Epidemiology

I chose medical anthropology and epidemiology because I am interested in going into the medical field regarding disease with social context and the involvement necessary to facilitate legitimate solutions to disease and the death brought about by these diseases. With…

Obesity

In the American society both medicalization and biomedicalization are used although biomedicalization has been extremely commercialized to target a confident beautiful look even despite health risks in some cases. Medicalization is our traditional form of treating illness regarding a persons…

Life/Death

Biomedicine has become a major focus in western culture, taking into account every way to make your symptoms of pain and stress vanquish with a pill or fabricated medicinal solution. Culturally, biomedicine is structured around the present want to stay…

True Life I Have PTSD

I chose the True Life episode where three men of the military were observed with post-traumatic stress disorder and how each of them coped and dealt with their situations. They all have different ways of dealing with the disorder as…

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression is a case of depression where both women (in most cases) and men may experience feelings of confusion, sadness, fatigue, withdrawal, anxiety, as well as a loss of self worth within up to a year after a child…

Koro in China

Koro is an acute anxiety disorder in which the individual has a partial depersonalization including the shrinking of either he or she’s genitals. This syndrome is connected with the malay meaning of Koro which is the head of a turtle,…

Koro in China

Koro is an acute anxiety disorder in which the individual has a partial depersonalization including the shrinking of either he or she’s genitals. This syndrome is connected with the malay meaning of Koro which is the head of a turtle,…