Category: W1 Activity

Old Age

To make my initial categorizations I defined health and illness as it was described in the lecture. Health is defined as a state of physical, social and psychological well-being with in a given context. Illness is defined as a human…

ADHD

The word health to me would be the idea of completeness and well-being, mind and body at its full operating ability without fault.  Which includes absence of disease or injury. What I would consider as a illness is a defect…

Infertility

My definition of health is the physical state that the body or mind is in. If the body is suffering from a disease or ailment that prohibits it from functioning properly, that is considered to be an illness. The deciding…

Migraines

My definition of health was physically being without disease and functioning correctly (relatively speaking), mentally aware of one’s surroundings and in-tune with reality, and the overall physical/mental sense of well-being.  I defined illness as an impairment of one’s physical or…

Infertility

The definitions I decided for health and illness are as follows: Health is a state of physical well-being with an absence of both illness and disease. Illness is what or how a person feels physically, psychologically,and mentally. When deciding how…

Old Age

My definition of health and illness is based purely on an individual by individual standpoint. There is almost no way to set certain criteria that each person can follow to determine whether they are healthy or ill. If a person…

ADHD

My definition of health would be the state of an individual’s mental or physical condition. I would describe illness as being sick to the extent where your body or mind is affected. While coming up with these definitions I believe…

Poverty

Hello everybody! From the first video lecture, the definition of health that I was able to come up with was a state of well-being from the perspective of the individual or level of the individual. This state of well-being spans…

Old Age

My definitions of health and illness when doing the lecture were different than what they are now.  My initial definitions were health is the absence of disease and illness was any string of symptoms caused by a foreign body or…

ADHD

In my opinion, health is the absence of sickness or disease. I chose this definition because people can be considered healthy, but still lead unhealthy lives (ex. eating fatty meals, smoking cigarettes). I would consider someone healthy until proven sick…