W1 Reflection: Post Prompt

W1 Reflection: Post Prompt

 CategoryW1 Reflection

Title: Start your title with the week number (“W1 Reflection: ”)

Which of the six approaches from lecture 2 do you think will be most useful to you in studying health? (e.g. “Week 1 Reflection: Ethnomedical approach”)

Body: (300 words)

  • Why do you think this approach will be helpful to use/understand?
  • What is the distinction between disease and illness and was it obvious to you? Why or why not?
  • Explain which culture Miner is talking about in the Nacerima article and when you realized this.
  • Pick two rituals described in the Nacerima article and explain the kinds of values and ideologies they represent about health/medicine in the Nacerima culture.

Comment: (200 words)

  • Pick a post with a different approach than yours in their title.
  • The Nacerima article was written over 50 years ago – read though the rituals your classmate analyzed and discuss if and how you could update them to represent current health values and ideologies.

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