Posts by: frank181

Public Health

I chose to reflect on public health because I am an aspiring doctor. Of course doctors are responsible for clinical medicine as far as curing a patient but preventing the illness before it can even occur I feel is even…

Obesity

Medicalization is defined as the control over the body and behavior through medical interventions and bio medicalization is the enhancement or improvement of the body and behaviors through medical interventions. This makes sense in terms of obesity because our actions…

Life and Death

I chose to analyze life vs. death because it is so controversial. There are so many definitions of life and death and it gives way to so many different points of views. The different outlooks on life and death come…

“I’m drunkorexic”

I chose a very interesting episode of true life called “I’m drunkorexic”. This particular episode follows the lives of a young man and lady both in their early twenties. They both not only suffer from an eating disorder but also…

Male Post-partum Depression

I chose to elaborate on male postpartum depression because you don’t hear a lot about the condition. Postpartum depression is usually associated with mothers after they have had a baby but you never really hear about the dad’s side. In…

Shamans

I chose to read about the article “A doctor for disease, a Shaman for the soul”. I was attracted to this article because it showed diversity of healing methods within the medical system which is something I am very interested…

In sickness and in wealth

I did well on the quiz. I think I was prepared for a lot of the questions because of the comparative health care class I took during my study abroad trip. The class touched on a lot of these subjects….