Posts by: Taz Daniels

W6 Activity Post Prompt

Title: Pick a global health problem in a specific area to discuss (HIV in Malawi, sexual health in India, infant mortality in China, FGM in the Sudan, etc.) Body: (300 words) Describe the global health problem from your title –…

W6 Reflection Post

Title: Choose an area or intersection of applied medical anthropology to investigate further (Clinical Medical Anthropology, Public health and Med Anthro, Epidemiology and Med Anthro, Global health and Med Anthro, Community health and Med Anthro, etc.) Body: (300 words) Explain…

W5 Activity Post Prompt

Title: Pick a condition that you feel is heavily medicalized or biomedicalized in our society (e.g. obesity, alcoholism, ADHD, erectile dysfunction, etc) Body: (300 words) Describe the role of medications in American society in the contexts of medicalization and biomedicalization?…

W5 Reflection Post Prompt

Title: Choose a dichotomy in biomedicine to analyze further (e.g. life/death, nature/culture, male/female, mind/body, treatment/enhancement, doctor/patient, healthy/sick, etc.) Body: (300 words) What do we mean by the “culture of biomedicine” and why is this an important concept? Draw on the…

W4 Activity Post Prompt

Title: Choose an episode of True Life dealing with a medical condition from this list [link] to analyze for this activity post and write the title of it (e.g. “I have schizophrenia”) ***If you pick an episode that does not directly correspond…

W4 Reflection Post Prompt

Title: Choose a subjective medical condition from this week’s materials that is contested in our culture (e.g. fibromyalgia, RLS, chronic pain, bipolar, post-partum depression, etc.) Body: (300 words) Elaborate on the medical condition in your title and explain how culture…

W3 Activity Post Prompt

Title: Write the name of a “culture-bound syndrome” (CBS) you want to research further and the name of the culture it is associated with (e.g. “Anorexia in the United States”) – choose something different from the ones discussed in the…

W3 Reflection Post Prompt

Title: This week we have seen several examples of healers in various ethnomedical systems and healthcare sectors. Choose one to reflect on further (e.g. “Clown Doctors in NYC, Shamans in Mongolia”, “Medical Doctors in Japan”, etc) Body: (300 words) Summarize…

Weebly Link

Title: Weebly link and the illness you choose [e.g. “Weebly link – ADHD”] Body: Just a link to your weebly site which should be “ANP204-yourMSUNetID.weebly.com” (eg: www.ANP204-karimtaz.weebly.com) Remember, I won’t be grading your websites until the end of the semester so…

W2 Reflection Post Prompt

Title: Write down the “race/s” you identify with and a health disparity that is disproportionately prevalence among that group.  (e.g. “Hypertension among African Americans”, “Cystic Fibrosis among White Americans”, “Cervical Cancer among Asian women”, etc) Body: (300 words) Insert a…