W1 Activity: Post Prompt

W1 Activity: Post Prompt

CategoryW1 Activity

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

Based on your worldview, some conditions from the Illness activity were more obvious “illnesses”, while others weren’t. However, there may have been a few that were in the gray area – choose one of those as your title (e.g. “W1 Activity: Migraines”)

Body: (300 words)

  • Share your definitions of health and illness – what criteria did you use?
  • Try to explain where you think these criteria came from – society, the media, family, personal experience, school, etc.
  • Pick two or more of the conditions from the list (including the one from your title) and explain your thought process on determining whether or not it should be considered an “illness”.

Comment: (200 words)

  • Pick a post with a condition you didn’t analyze in your own post.
  • Do some research and explain how that condition is perceived and treated in another culture.
  • Cite your sources at the bottom in Chicago Style


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