Category: W1 Reflection

The Ecological Approach

The ecological approach appears to be one of the most important approaches because our environments and the things that surround us everyday strongly dictate how we live our lives and develop as people. If a problem arises in the surrounding…

Biological Approach

I believe that the biological approach to medical anthropology is the most practical due to its scientific basis and lack of political opinion relative to other approaches.  The biological approach is rooted in the science behind genetics, how the environment…

Biological Approach

I believe that the biological approach is useful in understanding health mainly because it focuses on three different aspects (environmental, genetics, and individual choice) and how they connect with each other. This could be helpful in understanding the health of…

Biological approach

I believe that using a biological approach would be the most useful in studying health. A biological approach would be most useful because it focuses mainly on evolutionary processes, genetic variations, and the way populations respond to diseases. When trying…

Applied

I chose the Applied approach to be the approach that would be more useful and beneficial to studying health. The applied approach is the only way that seems to involve the people that are being affected or could be affected…

Biological Approach

I think the biological approach is the most useful to me in studying health. I think it is very beneficial to think of health as a combination of factors from genetics, the environment, and individual choice. Also, due to my…

Applied Approach

As mentioned in the video, all six approaches overlap in some manner with one or more another approaches. I can see how each approach independently and in combination with another could yield very good results but if I had to…

Biological approach- Ashley Start

I think the biological approach will be most useful to me in studying health because this approach focuses on the environment, genetics, and individual choices of an individual in relation to their health. These three factors are major parts of…

Ethnomedical Approach

I think the ethnomedical approach is very important to understanding and curing various diseases. Although I think all of the other approaches are important, the ethnomedical provides researchers and healthcare experts the ability to cater to a person’s beliefs while…

Biological Approach

I picked the biological approach because it encompasses all aspects that could affect the health status and well being of a person (environment, genetics, and individual choices). I think it is helpful to understand this approach because of the fact…