Category: W1 Reflection

biological approach

I think the most helpful approach to study health is a biological approach because it looks more at the human body at a micro level. In my mind, the health of a person refers to the physical well being of…

Ethnomedical Approach

I believe the Ethnomedical approach is what would relate most directly to why I am studying health. I’m interested in health and society, specifically how they interact with each other. The Ethnomedical approach focuses on how health is viewed differently…

Biological Approach

The biological approach would be most useful in studying health because it is the most objective approach. This approach takes into account the facts of one’s situation, genetics, and personal path through life, making it the most scientific. In assessing…

Ecological Approach

In accordance to the lecture video, the ecological approach places the environment, genetics, and individual choice as factors in determining illness “distribution.” I believe the ecological approach is helpful to use and understand because it includes all aspects of life….

Biological Approach

I think that the biological approach is very important in Medical Anthropology. I think that it is very important to understand how different environments, someone’s DNA/ genetics, and individual choice can all cause different variants when studying a different culture….

Experiential Approach

For me, I think the experiential approach is the most useful because it reflects the voice of illness as an individual experience. People are intersected by many different variables within their lives, and because of this illness and health are…

Ethnomedical Approach

From the six approaches in lecture 2, I think that Ethnomedical studies will be most useful to me. This is because it is such an incredibly large issue in modern society. The biggest questions out there right now are, “Is…

Biological approach

I believe that the biological approach is the most useful for studying health for many different reasons. The main reason is that I feel it covers the main areas that effect ones’ health: an individual’s choices, the environment and genetics….

Experiential Approach

I think the experiential approach will be the most helpful for me to use and understand when studying health. This is because, although I believe each approach is very useful and necessary to the field, the experiential approach seems to…

applied approach

I chose applied health as the approach that would be most helpful for me to utilise. I feel that this approach would allow me to incorporate the biological, ecological, ethno-medical, experiential, and critical approaches into my career as all of them…