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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…

I chose to analyze this Illness because in our current fitness culture there is a massive under-emphasis on proper exercise habits and because many of my fellow peers have the mentality that more (in reference to exercise) is always better….

EDM obsessed

Hi everyone, my name is Josh Williams I am a senior about to get my Human Biology degree right after this class and I’m obsessed with EDM (electronic dance music) progressive and trance in particular and bodybuilding. I have taken…

In many cultures old age has been seen as a decline of health and overall as an illness. However, in the Native American culture old age is something that is looked at with respect and they pass down the knowledge…

Still Planning my Future..

Hello everyone! My name is Kayla Lumpkin, & I will be a senior this fall at MSU. My major is Human Biology I was a business major before, and now I am on the pre-medical track. However, I have been going back and forth with my…

Old Age

I defined health as having your physical, mental, and pyschological aspects in balance or being in homeostasis.  I believe I came to this definition based on previous biology classes I’ve taken in my life and also due to the influence…

Ambitious Girl.

Hey guys! My name is Valencia Smith and I am a fifth year student in the College of Lyman Briggs majoring in Human Biology! Born and raised in the city of Detroit! My future plans include going to grad school…

She was a day dreamer…

Hello! My name is Laceey (yes, with two e’s), I’m a senior, and by the spring of next year I should be graduating with a B.S. in psychology with a minor in anthropology. I’m not quite sure what I want…

Old Age

My definition of health was that your body is both physically and mentally in good condition and free of any complications or symptoms. My definition of illness was any issue with your health either physically or mentally. The criteria I…

Anxiety

I define health as a person’s overall state of “being” (psychological, physical, and social) whether it be good or bad. I think that maintaining a nutritious diet and staying active is the foundation in maintaining good health. I defined illness…