Category: W1 Activity

HIV

Health and illness seem to me to be at the opposite ends of the spectrum; they seem to be antonyms of one another. I defined health as one that is able to live freely without medicine and without feeling poorly…

Infertility

Illness and health go together because they are like the two sides of a coin, you could be healthy or ill. Illness is something that makes you feel unwell, makes it more difficult to live, can kill you, and is…

Shyness

The words “illness” and “health” to me have very distinct definitions. “Illness” refers to a condition that a particular society believes would be detrimental to someone’s health. “Health” refers to a state of well-being determined by both diseases and illnesses….

Spiritual Possession

I would define health as “the degree of absence of disease or injury of the body and mind” and illness as “the degree of presence of disease or injury in the body or mind”. The degree of absence or presence…

Poverty

I define health as the overall condition of the human body, including all aspects of mental, physical and emotional health. I define illness as an involuntary chronic condition that affects health for which one would obtain treatment for. I believe…

Poverty

I think that the definition of health is a persons physical state  or physical shape which is their mental or physical condition. Illness is the sickness that affects a persons physical state or the persons physical shape. The criteria I…

Anxiety

I would define health as a standard of physical and mental being without illness or disease. To be healthy is to be free of any alterations of bodily functions, as well as the functions of the mind. I would define…

Shyness

I believe health is your mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. Illness is the imbalance of the body that places you out of your “well being”. Health is focused on how you look, and feel.  I believe this criterion came from…

Cancer

In my opinion health is the measurement of physical, mental, and emotional state of an individual. I person can be physically fit but suffering from an emotional illness such as depression. In our culture we see someone who is thin…

Migraines

I define health as being in a state of well-being or being free from illness. I would define illness as a disease or symptom that troubles the body or the mind. To come up with these definitions I used past…