Category: W1 Reflection

ethno-medical

I think that the ethno-medical approach would be the most helpful and useful especially here in America. The United States of America is unique because of all the different cultures that live here. With different cultures comes different beliefs. After…

Ecological Approach

I think the ecological approach will be helpful to understand because it explains how diseases develop and spread throughout a certain population. With this knowledge doctors can have a better understanding of what can potentially cause certain diseases and apply…

Ethnomedical Approach

While all six of the approaches are important to the health field I found the Ethnomedical approach to be interesting and less frequently talked about. The Ethnomedical  approach will be helpful to use in the health field because it compares…

Ecological approach

I felt that this approach is helpful because it incorporates how humans deal with their illnesses in their environment. It includes every aspect of their lives. Because the goal for every ecosystem is to maintain balance, the ecological approach enables…

Ecological Approach

The Ecological approach will be the most useful approach to use when learning medical anthropology because it helps show how diseases can move throughout populations over  time. With the knowledge of how the diseases spreads through a population, you can…

Biomedical Approach

The biomedical approach would be the most helpful for me to use and understand. Since I plan on studying health in the United States it is important for me to understand the environment the patient came from, their genetic history,…

Ecological Approach

I believe that the ecological approach will be the most useful when studying health. Not only does it focus on the relationship between organisms and their total environments but it also incorporates political economy and culture. The interactions between people…

Ecological Approach

The ecological approach takes into account all factors of the environment and available resources of people when dealing with health and medicine. Many of these factors, such as culture and the availability of health resources in one’s area, play an…

Ecological Approach

I believe the ecological approach would be the most useful to me in studying health. The ecological approach is important because our surroundings and environment we live in has a great impact on our health.  Focusing on the environmental factors…

Ecological Approach

The ecological approach to medical anthropology considers the relationship between organisms and their entire environment. This approach can go beyond a biological approach because it can draw attention to ecological origins that may manifest into biological complications. Furthermore, it draws…